Compania de Consultanta Financiara Transilvania

National Rural Development Programme (NRDP)

Responsible institution: AM NRDP (within the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) -
Funding allocation: € 7.5 billion between 2007-2013

National Rural Development Programme (NRDP) is a funding instrument created by the European Union to support the member countries in implementing the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). CAP is a set of rules and mechanisms which controls the producing, processing and commercializing of agricultural products within the European Union and which also gives a great concern to rural development. NRDP represents a funding opportunity for the Romanian rural environment which reaches approximately € 7.5 billion, between 2007 and 2013. NRDP is based on the principle of co-financing for the private investments. The European funds for agriculture will be accessed through the key document – NRDP.

Thematic priority axis:

1 – Improving the competitiveness of the agricultural and forestry sector
1.1 Measures aimed at promoting knowledge and improving human potential
- Vocational training, information actions and diffusion of knowledge
- Setting up of young farmers
1.2 Measures aimed at restructuring and developing the physical potential and promoting innovation
- Modernization of agricultural holdings
- Improving the economic value of forests
- Adding value to agricultural and forestry products
- Improving and developing infrastructure related to the development and adaptation of agriculture and forestry
1.3 Transitional measures for Romania
- Supporting semi-subsistence agricultural holdings
- Setting up of producer groups
- Providing farm advisory and extension services

2 - Improving the environment and the countryside
2.1 Measures targeting the sustainable use of agricultural lands
- Support for Less Favoured Mountain Areas
- Support for Less Favoured Areas – other than Mountain Areas
- Agri-environment payments
2.2 Measures targeting the sustainable use of forestry lands
- First afforestation of agricultural land

3 - The quality of life in rural areas and the diversification of the rural economy
3.1 Measures to diversify the rural economy
- Support for the creation and development of micro-enterprises
- Encouragement of tourism activities
3.2 Measure to improve the quality of life in rural areas
- Village renewal and development, improving basic services for rural economy and population and upgrading of rural heritage

4 - Implementation of the LEADER Axis
4.1 Implementation of local development strategies
-Increasing competitiveness in agricultural and forestry sectors
-Improving the rural environment and area
-Life quality and diversity of rural economy
4.2 Implementing cooperation projects
4.3 Local Action Groups, acquiring skills and animating the territory


EU Programs Regional
Economic Competitiveness
Rural Development
Human Resources
Administrative Capacity
Technical Assistance

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