06 Jan 2017
COMMISSION FINALISED PAYMENTS OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES – 06 JANUARYBrussels Daily
The Rural Development Programmes (RDP) funded in the previous period 2007 – 2013 benefited from a total budget of €95.8 billion.
By the end of 2016, the Commission settled the closing balance for 64 Rural Development Programmes in 23 Member States, representing 70% of the total RDPs. Many of these programmes used the available funds in full, contributing to a very high overall execution level of more than 99%.
The remaining 28 programmes are expected to be closed in 2017.