Rural Development

EU funding guide for rural areas thanks to EU #RuralToolkit

Today, the Commission launched a new interactive guide mapping all funding opportunities available at EU level for rural areas. EU funds and programmes that can foster sustainable growth and well-being in rural areas abound. However, identifying the most appropriate option is not always straightforward for potential beneficiaries. The Rural toolkit gathers funding opportunities from 26 […]

Resilient, inclusive, healthy and green rural, coastal and urban communities

Horizon Europe. Research and Innovation Actions. Resilient, inclusive, healthy and green rural, coastal and urban communities. Call for proposals: Unlock the potential of the New European Bauhaus in urban food system transformation. HORIZON-CL6-2024-COMMUNITIES-01-1 Societal perceptions and benefits of rural life and jobs: will COVID 19 generate a long-lasting shift?. HORIZON-CL6-2024-COMMUNITIES-01-2 Innovating for climate-neutral rural communities […]

Spanish scheme to support roll out of broadband backhaul networks in rural areas

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €500 million Spanish scheme made available through the Recovery and Resilience Facility (‘RRF') to support the deployment of broadband backhaul infrastructure in rural areas. The measure is part of Spain's strategy to address the needs of citizens and business in the context of the […]

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 […]