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Cultivating our future - Tuscany region Rural Development Programme 2007- 2013

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Cultivating our future - Tuscany region Rural Development Programme 2007- 2013

  1. 1. Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 Cultivating our future
  2. 2. Organisational chart - Who is who <ul><li>Managing Authority (Regione Toscana) </li></ul><ul><li>Paying Agency (ARTEA) </li></ul><ul><li>Certifying body (Mazars e Guerard) </li></ul><ul><li>Provinces, Union of Municipalities and Upland Authority Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Local Action Groups </li></ul><ul><li>ARSIA </li></ul><ul><li>Toscana promozione </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rural development <ul><li>Many measures in a single programme </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the agricultural sector </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the agro-industrial sector </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the rural infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the agri-environmental actions </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the forestry sector </li></ul><ul><li>Support for economic diversification </li></ul><ul><li>Support for improving the quality of life in the rural areas </li></ul><ul><li>LEADER Method </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rural development Three objectives  Competitiveness of agriculture and forestry Environmental protection and land management Improve the quality of life and diversify economic activities
  5. 5. The programme: the measures <ul><li>Measures aimed at promoting knowledge and improving human potential </li></ul><ul><li>111: Vocational training and information actions, including diffusion of scientific knowledge and innovative practises, for persons engaged in the agricultural, food and forestry sectors </li></ul><ul><li>112: Setting up of young farmers </li></ul><ul><li>113: Early retirement of farmers and farm workers </li></ul><ul><li>114: Use of advisory services by farmers and forest holders </li></ul>Axis 1: Improving the competitiveness of the agricultural and forestry sector
  6. 6. The programme: the measures <ul><li>Measures aimed at restructuring and developing physical potential and promoting innovation </li></ul><ul><li>121: Modernisation of agricultural holdings </li></ul><ul><li>122: Improving the economic value of forests </li></ul><ul><li>123: Adding value to agricultural and forestry products </li></ul><ul><li>124: Cooperation for development of new products, processes and technologies in the agriculture and food sector and in the forestry sector </li></ul><ul><li>125: Improving and developing infrastructure related to the development and adaptation of agriculture and forestry </li></ul>Axis 1: Improving the competitiveness of the agricultural and forestry sector
  7. 7. The programme: the measures <ul><li>Measures aimed at improving the quality of agricultural production and products </li></ul><ul><li>132: Helping farmers to adapt to demanding standards based on Community legislation </li></ul><ul><li>133: Supporting farmers who participate in food quality schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting producer groups for information and promotion activities for products under food quality schemes </li></ul>Axis 1: Improving the competitiveness of the agricultural and forestry sector
  8. 8. The programme: the measures <ul><li>Measures targeting the sustainable use of agricultural land </li></ul><ul><li>211: Natural handicap payments to farmers in mountain areas </li></ul><ul><li>212: Payments to farmers in areas with handicaps, other than mountain areas </li></ul><ul><li>214: Agri-environment payments </li></ul><ul><li>215: Animal welfare payments </li></ul><ul><li>216: Support for non-productive investments </li></ul>Axis 2: Improving the environment and the countryside
  9. 9. The programme: the measures <ul><li>Measures targeting the sustainable use of forestry land </li></ul><ul><li>221: First afforestation of agricultural land 1. Continuous forests </li></ul><ul><li>223: First afforestation of non-agricultural land </li></ul><ul><li>226: Restoring forestry potential and introducing prevention actions </li></ul><ul><li>227: Support for non-productive investments </li></ul>Axis 2: Improving the environment and the countryside
  10. 10. The programme: the measures <ul><li>Measures to diversify the rural economy </li></ul><ul><li>311: Diversification into non-agricultural activities </li></ul><ul><li>312: Support for the creation and development of microenterprises </li></ul><ul><li>313: Encouragement of tourism activities </li></ul>Axis 3: Improving the quality of life in rural areas and diversification of the rural economy <ul><li>Measures to improve the quality of life in the rural areas </li></ul><ul><li>321: Basic services for the economy and rural population </li></ul><ul><li>322: Village renewal and development </li></ul><ul><li>323: Conservation and upgrading of the rural heritage </li></ul>
  11. 11. The programme – Axis 4 “Leader approach” Part of the programme has to be implemented by means of local development strategies (LEADER approach ) Local action groups ( LAGs ) in charge of the elaboration and implementation of local development strategies Concentration on rural areas of the regional territory In Tuscany 70% of the territory 20% of population In Tuscany there have been selected 7 LAGs fully operative
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>Italy has received 8,99 billions (modulation included) 51% of which is reserved to Regions elegible under the Convergence Objective </li></ul><ul><li>EAFRD for Tuscany 391,5 Meuro , i.e. 876 Meuro total public expenditure (4,3% of national budget) </li></ul><ul><li>Decreasing trend, in spite of modulation </li></ul><ul><li>Application of the n+2 rule </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resources allocation In the RDP allocation is per axis not per measure: Axis 1 (Improving the competitiveness of the agricultural and forestry sector) 40% Axis 2 (Improving the environment and the countryside) 40% Axes 3 and 4 (Improving the quality of life in rural areas and diversification of the rural economy) 19% Technical assistance 1%
  14. 14. Regional priorities <ul><li>Enhance support to rural communities </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage occupation and generation shift of the agricultural and forestry sector </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen the agricultural and forestry production chain </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidate and develop enterprises role on the territory and on markets via promoting and disseminating innovation and enhancing competitiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Support a Tuscan quality agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Preserve and improve the environment and the countryside </li></ul><ul><li>Improve endogenous rural development potential </li></ul>
  15. 15. RDP structure Complete structure of the RDP is made up of 4 phases: 1. Rural development programme 2007 – 2013 2. Regional implementation document 3. Local programming (LRDP and ILDS) 4. Regional or LAGs grant aid notices (implemented by local priorities)
  16. 16. Regional implementation document Contains Competences framework (internal and external) Financial breakdown Guidance notes and application process timetables Guidelines for local programming draw up
  17. 17. Local programming of Public bodies A single programme per Province aka Local Rural Development Plan (LRDP) <ul><li>Financial breakdown of allocated resources </li></ul>contains <ul><li>Additional points to regional priorities for selection criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Additional choices per measure, if applicable </li></ul>
  18. 18. Programming of Local Action Groups (LAGs) - Principles Integrated local development strategies (ILDS) 7 ILDSs <ul><li>Financial breakdown of allocated resources </li></ul>contain <ul><li>Additional points to regional priorities for selection criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Additional choices per measure, if applicable </li></ul><ul><li>LAGs are responsible for selecting projects via public notices </li></ul>
  19. 19. Programming of Local Action Groups (LAGs) – Eligible measures Measures of the Tuscany RDP eligible only under Axes 4 124: Cooperation for development of new products, processes and technologies in the agriculture and food sector and in the forestry sector (in what concerns local operations) 133: Supporting farmers who participate in food quality schemes Supporting producer groups for information and promotion activities for products under food quality schemes (in what concerns local operations) 312: Support for the creation and development of microenterprises 313: Encouragement of tourism activities 321: Basic services for the economy and rural population 322: Village renewal and development 323: Conservation and upgrading of the rural heritage
  20. 20. Programming of Local Action Groups (LAGs) – How to According to the Rural Development Programme and the Regional implementation document, LAGs are the sole responsible for Programming a combination of max 10 measures/sub-measures/actions among those eligible under Axis 4 Elaboration and implementation (including assessment) of the selection process via public notices Administrative checks on all applications for support or payment claims Control, monitoring and support of selected projects and beneficiaries
  21. 21. Programming of Local Action Groups (LAGs) – Where GAL FAR Maremma GAL Leader Siena GAL Appennino Aretino GAL START GAL Etruria GAL Garfagnana GAL Lunigiana
  22. 22. Programming of Local Action Groups (LAGs) – Resources TOTAL RESOURCES ALLOCATED PER MEASURE AND PER YEAR 85.914.476 21.802.377 21.688.984 23.381.121 14.065.493 4.976.501     Total public expenditure 7.285.229 2.039.628 2.029.425 1.156.610 1.018.150 1.041.416     Measure 431 Running the local action group, skills acquisition, animation 7.366.186 2.062.295 2.051.976 2.222.451 1.029.464       Measure 421 Transnational and inter-regional cooperation 71.263.061 17.700.454 17.607.583 20.002.060 12.017.879 3.935.085     Measure 41 Local development strategies TOTAL 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 Year
  23. 23. Programming of Local Action Groups (LAGs) – Resources breakdown 41.401.138 8.917.728 21.158.670 10.283.324 1.041.416 Total 3.137.102 675.726 1.603.262 779.202 78.912 GAL Sviluppo Lunigiana LEADER S.c.r.l. 6.475.509 1.394.813 3.309.405 1.608.404 162.887 GAL START S.R.L. 6.042.454 1.301.533 3.088.086 1.500.841 151.994 GAL L.E.A.D.E.R. Siena s.r.l. 5.350.191 1.152.422 2.734.295 1.328.894 134.580 GAL Garfagnana Ambiente E Sviluppo S.c.r.l. 7.614.721 1.640.197 3.891.618 1.891.364 191.542 GAL Fabbrica Ambiente e Rurale Maremma S.c.r.l. 5.223.731 1.125.181 2.669.667 1.297.484 131.399 GAL Etruria S.c.r.l. 7.557.430 1.627.856 3.862.337 1.877.135 190.102 Consorzio Appennino Aretino Total 2012 2011 2010 2009 GAL RESOURCES ALLOCATED PER GAL AND PER YEAR (first phase)
  24. 24. Programming of Local Action Groups (LAGs) – Resources breakdown LAGs choices

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