Though there exist a number of funding opportunities that are specifically targeted towards farmers and land managers, the following programmes may also offer opportunities to applicants of this profile.

Research and innovation

Farmers may also benefit from support in the Horizon 2020 (H2020) area of food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy. Funding opportunities relating to food and diet are listed on the Participant portal.

Employment in rural areas

Farmers can benefit from some actions of the COSME programme, managed by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME).

Funding for farmers is also available under the European Social Fund (ESF) for improving employment conditions in rural areas.