Rural Development in the CAP post 2013

14-01-2011

This note examines the role of rural development policy in the CAP after 2013. As the official Communication of the Commission on the future CAP remains at a high level of generality, many uncertainties exist regarding the role of rural development in the future. However, as the new framework seems to be set in place, this note examines the consistency of proposals which are aimed at meeting the predefined challenges and objectives as well as providing policy recommendations.

This note examines the role of rural development policy in the CAP after 2013. As the official Communication of the Commission on the future CAP remains at a high level of generality, many uncertainties exist regarding the role of rural development in the future. However, as the new framework seems to be set in place, this note examines the consistency of proposals which are aimed at meeting the predefined challenges and objectives as well as providing policy recommendations.