Rural development 2014-2020
The EU’s rural development policy helps the rural areas of the EU to meet the wide range of economic, environmental and social challenges of the 21st century.

Rural development policy implementation
European rural development policy, part of the EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP), is implemented through rural development programmes (RDPs).

The EU's main investment policy
Regional policy targets all regions and cities in the European Union in order to support job creation, business competitiveness, economic growth, sustainable development, and improve citizens’ quality of life.