Local development

European agricultural fund for rural development (EAFRD)

The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) (2021-2027) contributes to the promotion of sustainable rural development throughout the Community as a complement to the market and income support policies applied under the common agricultural policy, the cohesion policy and the fisheries policy common. LEGAL BASIS Regulation 1305/2013 of 17 December 2013 on support for […]

LEADER and community-led local development facilitates local engagement

European Court of Auditors. Special Report 10/2022: LEADER and community-led local development facilitates local engagement but additional benefits still not sufficiently demonstrated (OJ C 265/04, 11.7.2022)  LEADER is the EU’s participatory and bottom-up approach to involve local communities in project development and decision-making processes. It involves extra costs and risks compared to mainstream (top-down) EU […]