During webinar, organised by PREPARE, Silvia Michelini from the EC told about the proposals of the recovery plan – following Brexit and Corona and the wishes to include citizen´s in the preparation of the Future of Rural Europe paper. She also mentioned the increased possibilities for networking between EU and Non-EU countries. You can find a short paper of the essential proposals for rural areas in the recovery plan.
The Commission will increase the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) by €9 billion (€4 billion for the CAP’s European Agricultural Guarantee Fund and €5 billion for the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development) and the European Maritime and the Fisheries Fund (EMFF) by €500 million.
An additional €15 billion will be made available for rural development under Next Generation EU to further support rural areas which have a vital role to play in delivering the green transition and meeting the Union’s climate and environmental targets.
Read more about Recovery plan here: