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Brussels, 21 November 2007
Chosen strategy corresponding to the profile
The overall objectives were chosen in accordance with the Community Strategic Guidelines (CSG) and the National Strategy Plan and are:
Total budget and share of EU funding
* EAFRD = European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
Overall aim of the programme
Axis 1: budget allocation and main priorities
Total public funding: € 2,254,921,209 – EAFRD contribution: € 1,598,153,220
In the context of strengthening the competitiveness of the primary sector, the priorities set involve the increase of productivity and competitiveness of the agricultural, forestry and agri-food sector, improvement of the age structure in the primary sector, reduction of regional disparities, alleviation of the problems resulting from the CAP reform and improvement of food quality.
Axis 2: budget allocation and main priorities
Total public funding: € 1,714,908,870 - EAFRD contribution: € 1,296,518,200
As regards the protection of the environment and the sustainable development of natural resources, the objectives include the preservation of biodiversity and the development of agricultural and forestry systems and traditional rural landscapes, rational management of water quantity and quality and the protection and sustainable management of soil.
Axis 3: budget allocation and main priorities
Total public funding: € 709,898,244 – EAFRD contribution: € 510,813,004
The proposed measures aim at reviving economic activity mainly in the mountainous and semi-mountainous regions via the support of entrepreneurship and diversification of rural economy, basic infrastructure provision, promotion of education and acquisition of skills, conservation and upgrading of the rural and cultural heritage and the improvement of information flow.
LEADER: budget allocation and main priorities
Total public funding: € 295,266,850 – EAFRD contribution: € 224,570,000
The measures will contribute to the reinforcement of the endogenous potential of the rural regions by promoting the cooperation and applying the bottom-up approach. The Leader actions can be implemented via Axis 1 (0,8%) and Axis 2 (5,1%) of the programme. Entrepreneurship axed on innovation as well as diversification of the rural economy are the main themes of this axis.