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CAP Strategic Plans

EU countries use a CAP Strategic Plan at national level to implement coordinated CAP interventions that address specific socio-economic and environmental needs.

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29 Apr 2024

New EU territorial development self-assessment tool

A new territorial development self-assessment tool is now available for non-urban stakeholders.

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18 Apr 2024

New Good Practice stories published

The website's latest Good Practice stories include an agroecology project, new kindergarten facilities, climate-friendly peat management and a novel approach to food tourism in Austria.

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17 Apr 2024

Farm income support – new Policy Insights publication

A new Policy Insights article confirms that more than 60% of the CAP budget provides income support for EU farmers through direct payments and funds for farms in areas with constraints.

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Guidelines and tools |

Use of factors of success in evaluation

These guidelines summarise the main outcomes of the Thematic Working Group on the ''Use of factors of success in evaluation'', and can be used by Member States as a basis for tendering and conducting their evaluations under CAP Strategic Plans.

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Upskilling and reskilling the EU agricultural workforce: action-oriented recommendations

This document presents action-oriented recommendations to improve skills in the EU agri-food sector developed by members of the EU CAP Network`s Thematic Group (TG) on Nurturing Skills for a Thriving and Sustainable Agricultural Sector.

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Briefings |

Good practices in nurturing agricultural skills

A list of initiatives contributing to the development and update of skills among the EU agricultural workforce, collected by the EU CAP Network's Thematic Group on Nurturing Skills for a Thriving and Sustainable Agricultural Sector.

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