European agricultural fund for rural development (EAFRD)
AGRICULTURE - EU FUNDS
The European agricultural fund for rural development (EAFRD) finances the EU's contribution to Rural Development Programmes (RDPs).
RDPs consist of measures and projects that contribute to the EU-wide objectives of:
Programmes are prepared on a national or regional basis, and must work towards specific targets relating to the EU’s rural development objectives.
Features of RDPs
The 2021-2022 transitional period
During the first two years of the 2021-27 MFF, the existing 2014-20 CAP regulations will continue to apply, as set out in the transitional regulation adopted on 23 December 2020.
The regulation is in place to ensure a smooth transition to the future framework of the CAP strategic plans.
CAP strategic plans are due to be implemented from 1 January 2023.
The strategic plans will allow for a greater degree of flexibility between the two funds and will include the ambitions of the European Green Deal, in particular the Farm to Fork Strategy.
Overall, 40% of total CAP expenditure will be dedicated to climate action.
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