|Name of instrument||Rural Development Plan - "PSR (Piano di Sviluppo Rurale)"|
|Subtype||Subsidies and local business development|
|Description||The Friuli Venezia Giulia Rural Development Plan 2007-2013 aims to promote and sustain rural development by allocating the available resources from the European Rural Development Fund. It defines the objectives that the rural development policy of the region intends to attain.The plan states priorities and instruments of rural development to be activated in the framework of the general coherence to be ensured with supranational programming. Each identified measure foresees specific objectives, actions and subsidies.|
|General objectives||General objectives describe the mid/long-term situation the PSR intends to contribute to reach. These objectives act as reference for the whole plan: increase the competitiveness of rural sectors and forestry by means of reorganisation, innovation and development; preserve the landscape heritage through protective measures; improve quality of life in rural areas and foster diversification of economic activities.|
|General objectives keywords||Enhance competitiveness; landscape conservation; diversification; sustainability;|
|Stakeholder Involved||Associations/interest groups; Entrepreneurs/businessmen; others;|
|General assessment of strength and weakness||Strength: For the first time a plan groups all rural matters into a unique programming tool.
Weakness: The procedure and timing to obtain subsidies have not been so clearly defined.
|Date of entry||2007/07/16|
|Extension||frequent (<50% and >25%)|
|Type of monitoring||Mixture of quantitative and qualitative reporting|
|Preconditions for implementation|