Agriculture forms the backbone of society
Farmers provide a multitude of services to society. They supply people with high-quality foodstuffs, tend the cultivated landscape, ensure the survival of species and varieties, and generate renewable energy. We should make sure it stays that way, since a dynamic rural world is what it takes to sustain the quality of all our lives.
Austrian Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020 – Text of the Programme after its first amendment (version 2.1)read more
On 4 May 2016 the European Commission approved the first application for amendments to the Austrian Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020.
The new “Austrian Apiculture Programme 2017 - 2019” for measures to improve the conditions for the production and marketing of apiculture products was notified on 14 June 2016 and approved by the European Commission on 5 July 2016. For the next three-year period, funds in the amount of € 5.244 million will consequently be available to our beekeepers for various measures.