Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2014 - 2020

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The Scottish Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020 was formally approved by the European Commission on 26 May 2015.

The Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2014 - 2020?

 

SRDP CAP Pillar

 

The Scottish Rural Development Programme

 

The Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2014 - 2020 delivers Pillar 2 of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). It funds economic, environmental and social measures for the benefit of rural Scotland. The key purpose of the SRDP 2014 - 2020 is to help achieve sustainable economic growth in Scotland’s rural areas and the priorities remains broadly the same as the previous programme:  The main priorities are:

 

  • Enhancing the rural economy
  • Supporting agricultural and forestry businesses
  • Protecting and improving the natural environment
  • Addressing the impact of climate change
  • Supporting rural communities

 

After extensive negotiations the SRDP 2014 - 2020 was formally approved by the European Commison on 26 May 2015. The final 2014 - 2020 programme document is available as well as a separate glossary of terms that are used throughout the document. The SRDP is a programme of schemes developed to benefit rural Scotland.

 

Further information on the development of the SRDP 2014 - 2020  is available.

 

 

What are these schemes and how do you find out more information on them?

 

list of the schemes that make up the SRDP, along with a brief description, is available.

 

Should you wish to apply for funding or to access scheme guidance as well information on the payment rates please go to the Rural Payments and Services website.

 

 

Pillar 1 of the CAP - Direct payments

 

Information on Pillar 1 of the CAP can be found at - Direct payments including Greening 

 

Other information.

 

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