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Jobs, Growth and Equality in Rural Areas

The CAP provides European rural areas the tools and means to offer qualified jobs, economic growth and equal opportunities for all - leaving no one behind.

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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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Member State Evaluation |

Evaluation of the Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme

The evaluation analysed the Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme which is designed to value traditional farm buildings by supporting their restoration for renewed agricultural use.

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Member State Evaluation |

Evaluation of the expected impact of investment support from Sweden's RDP

The report aims to estimate the expected impact on the competitiveness of investment support of the 2014-2024 Rural Development Programme (RDP). This knowledge will be used to better design and implement current and future programmes.

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Briefings |

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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