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Reports/Rapports : The future of rural development policy, EU

Source: European Commission, Agriculture and Rural Development.
"Climate change, resource efficiency and territorial balance are high up on the agenda in the EU. All these issues, and many more, are addressed by the rural development policy, the so-called 2nd pillar of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). With 20% of the CAP budget, rural development works alongside the 1st pillar (direct payments and market instruments) to support sustainable agriculture and dynamic rural areas across the EU."

"This Brief looks into the role of rural development policy today, and how it can best respond to the challenges for agriculture and rural areas in the future. More specifically: what priorities should the policy set, and how could delivery be improved? How should the future rural development funds be distributed?"

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