A closer look at how EU agriculture and rural development policy help promote rural entrepreneurship.
How Rural Development Programmes (RDPs) are contributing to the promotion of local food production and short supply chains.
Supporting EU agriculture, forestry and agri-food industries, combining competitiveness and multi-functionality.
The United Nations has declared 2014 the International Year of Family Farming, the primary aim of which is to promote, develop and strengthen all types of family-oriented agriculture as a socially valuable, economically viable and environmentally sustainable model.
Quality and organic products are a key part of the Common Agricultural Policy and an important objective of Rural Development policy.