Dax, Thomas and Hovorka, Gerhard (2007): The territorial dimension of the Common Agricultural and Rural Development policy (CAP) and its relation to cohesion objectives. Published in: No. Less Favoured Areas for Agriculture and Rural Areas (8. November 2007): pp. 20-32.
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An increasing focus on rural development issues has characterised the discussion of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform. This reflects new societal demands for tasks and services provided by agriculture particularly in mountain and less-favoured areas (LFA). The regional distribution of CAP and Rural Development support underpins the argument that the territorial dimension implied by CAP reforms has not yet been taken sufficiently into account. The regional variation in the distribution of the LFA scheme between member states testifies this imbalance and underscores country specific priorities. LFAs will have to prove that they are more than a compensation measure, but already providing a range of multifunctional tasks.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The territorial dimension of the Common Agricultural and Rural Development policy (CAP) and its relation to cohesion objectives|
|Keywords:||territorial impact, rural development, less-favoured areas, LFA scheme, CAP reform|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q0 - General > Q01 - Sustainable Development
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis
|Depositing User:||Thomas Dax|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jan 2008 13:57|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 20:45|
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