Austrian Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 - Programme text after its 5th amendment-version 6.1

The fifth application for an amendment to the Austrian Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 was approved by the European Commission on 23 August 2019.

The respective Commission Implementing Decision is available in the download area.

The text of the Programme, adjusted to the proposals for amendment, and the annexes associated to the Programme are available in the download area. Detailed information about the modifications are listed and described in Chapter 1.1 of the Programme.

The respective Special Directive of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management that constitute the national legal basis for the implementation as well as further information that is relevant for the programme can be found under the heading of Special guidelines and selection criteria.

Rural Development (RD) is the key element of Austria's agricultural policy. It fosters a modern, efficient and sustainable agricultural sector, but also supports the regional economy and the municipalities and places emphasis on social issues.

Until 2020 EUR 1.1 billion will be available annually; more than half of this amount is from the European Union.

Note on barrier-free accessibility: The present documents are generated from an EDP application whose use is mandatorily required and meet thus not completely the requirements of barrier-free accessibility for the purposes of the Austrian Federal Act on Equal Treatment of Persons with Disabilities (Bundes-Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz).

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published at 19.11.2019, Kommunikation und Service (Abteilung Präs. 5)

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