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Presentation about the Irish National Rural Network

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  • 1. The National Rural Network
  • 2. National Rural Development Programme 2007-2013
  • 3. RDP Ire ‘07-’13
    Rural Development 2007-2013
    Total €4.299 Billion
    “Leader “ Axis 4
    Axis 1
    Competitive- ness
    Axis 2Environment+Land Management
    Axis 3Economic Diversification + Quality of Life
    National Rural Network
    National Rural Networks
    Single set of programming, financing, monitoring, auditing rules
  • 4. Axis 1 Competitiveness
    Young Farmers Installation Scheme
    Early Retirement from Farming
    On-Farm Investment
  • 5. Axis 2 Improving the environment and the countryside
    Less Favoured Areas Compensatory Allowances Scheme
    NATURA 2000 payments and payments linked to Directive 2000/60/EC (Framework for Community action in the field of water policy)
    Agri-Environment Payments (REPs).
  • 6. Axis 3 Quality of life in rural areas and diversification of the rural economy
    Diversification into non-agricultural activities
    Support for the creation and development of micro-enterprises
    Encouragement of tourism activities
    Basic services for the rural economy and population
    Village renewal and development
    Upgrading of Rural Heritage
    Training and Skills
  • 7. Axis 4 Implementation of the LEADER approach
    Implementing local development strategies with a view to achieving the objectives of Axis 3
    Running the local action groups, skills acquisition, and animation
    Implementing co-operation projects
  • 8. National Rural Network
    The purpose of the National Rural Network is to assist the efficient and effective implementation of the Rural Development Programme across all axes and to promote synergies across measures.
    A significant focus of the network will be to secure and co-ordinate the flow of information, including performance indicators, between local beneficiaries, intermediate bodies and the managing authority.
  • 9. The Role of the National Rural Network
    The identification and grouping of stakeholders involved in rural development programming
    Transfer of knowledge and best practice to beneficiaries through dissemination actions and exchange experiences
    The convening of relevant seminars, conventions and workshops to ensure the use of best practice in programmedelivery possible.
  • 10. The collection and analysis of indicators and evidence-based programme outputs
    The provision of a comprehensive information service to groups and organisationswhen requested
    Facilitating and promoting inter-territorial and trans-national cooperation in relation to the delivery of Axes 3 and 4.
    Representing Ireland on the proposed European Network for Rural Development and other fora Nationally and Abroad
  • 11. National Rural Network (Irl)
  • 12. The RDSU...
  • 13. RDSU and Tipperary Institute
    Tipperary Institute was successful in securing the tender to provide the National Rural Network in Ireland.
    The RDSU is a unit set up within Tipperary Institute which will have responsibility for delivering this contract.
    The Unit will draw from the facilities and the broad range of expertise within TI.
    Tipperary Institute through the RDSU will report to the Departments of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food as the Managing Authority and the Department of community Rural and Gaelteacht Affairs.
  • 14. The Team
    The RDSU is based at Tipperary Institute, in the Ballingarane Technology Park, Clonmel.
    We will have a full time staff of five, a Manager, Administrator, Publications Co-ordinator, Information Analyst and a Network Coordinator. In the first year we also have a dedicated Web Developer and Database Developer.
    Contact Details