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EU CAP Network Conference ‘EIP-AGRI Operational Groups: Innovation in practice’

The EU CAP Network is organising the EU CAP Network Conference ‘EIP-AGRI Operational Groups: Innovation in practice’. This event will take place from Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 May 2024 in Estoril, Portugal. The conference will be organised in combination with the EIP-AGRI Innovation Awards for Operational Groups. The awards ceremony will form part of the conference programme.

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Latest News

15 Apr 2024

EIP-AGRI Innovation Awards - vote for your favourite by 3 May

Discover the nominees for the 2024 EIP-AGRI Innovation Awards for Operational Groups.

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09 Apr 2024

Improving the resilience of equine farms

EUnetHorse, Horizon Europe thematic network dedicated to equine animals

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09 Apr 2024

Inspirational idea: showcasing the added value of ecosystem services of farming in mountain areas

‘Value-added mountain farming’ is an Operational Group in Austria developing business models based on ecosystem services to improve the socio-economic and environmental resilience of mountain areas and their communities.

Upcoming Events

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Event Reports |

Highlights report - 1st meeting of the Thematic Group on Supporting the Mental Health of Farmers and Farming Communities

The first Thematic Group meeting allowed members to discuss the root causes of mental health issues faced by farmers and farming communities, to learn from practical initiatives across the EU and discuss the next steps of the TG.

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Magazines |

Agrinnovation Magazine - Issue 10

The tenth issue of the Agrinnovation magazine highlights innovative solutions for the sustainable and circular use of natural resources in agriculture, forestry and rural communities.

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Press Articles |

Promoting gender equality in European agriculture and rural areas

Horizon Europe project SWIFT seeks to make the importance of women in agriculture more visible.

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CAP Implementation contact point

CAP Implementation

As an integral part of the EU CAP Network, the CAP Implementation Contact Point supports and coordinates networking activities relating to the design and implementation of the CAP’s strategic plans.

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Enhancing food security under changing weather patterns: farm adaptation

Innovation & knowledge exchange | EIP-AGRI

'Innovation & knowledge exchange | EIP-AGRI’'s role is to facilitate communication and cooperation between those with a keen interest in sharing knowledge and innovative ideas for sustainable agriculture, forestry and rural areas.

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Participants of the workshop


The European Evaluation Helpdesk for the CAP provides tailored support to EU Member States and the European Commission in their evaluations of agriculture and rural development policy.

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LEADER is a local development method which has been used for 30 years to engage local actors in the design and delivery of strategies, decision-making and resource allocation for the development of their rural areas.

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National networks

National CAP networks have a key role in steering and driving forward policy as well as promoting stakeholder engagement, knowledge sharing and capacity building for EU Member States and other actors.

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LAG Database

The LAG database allows Local Action Groups (LAGs) to get in touch, network and cooperate with each other.

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Country data

Discover rural development in the European Union.

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