Networking is a policy instrument within the framework of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) – otherwise known as Pillar 2 of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Experience shows that networks are an effective means of informing, inspiring and empowering local people in rural communities.
How Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) are contributing to the promotion of local food production and short supply chains.
A closer look at how EU agriculture and rural development policy help promote rural entrepreneurship.
Encouraging rural employment, tackling rural poverty and improving the quality of life.
Supporting EU agriculture, forestry and agri-food industries, combining competitiveness and multi-functionality.
This issue of EU Rural Review explains the contribution that the Rural Development policy brings to the EU´s climate action agenda.