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Rural development Programme(s) 2014-2020


The EU’s rural development policy, Fequently called "the second pillar” of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), complements the system of direct payments to farmers and measures to manage agricultural markets (the so-called "first pillar"). It helps the rural areas of the EU to meet the wide range of economic, environmental and social challenges of the 21st century. 


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Published in Climate-ADAPT Jun 07 2016   -   Last Modified in Climate-ADAPT Sep 10 2022

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