Estonian National CAP Network

 The Estonian National CAP Network covers the whole territory of Estonia and since 1st January 2023 is the Rural Network Service department of Centre of Estonian Rural Research and Knowledge (METK) which is a state institute working under Estonian Ministry of Regional Affairs and Agriculture.

Main tasks of Estonian CAP Network:

Main activities of Estonian CAP Network in 2023:

Active topics in 2023 include: LEADER in new period (2023-2027), women in rural areas, rural reputation, smart villages, green issues, rural pact, rural youth and innovation, silver economy.

The structure of Rural Network includes:

The Estonian CAP Network is advised by Network’s Cooperation Chamber. The Network Cooperation Chamber involves relevant rural actors is responsible for ensuring cooperation between bodies representing ERDP beneficiaries and those involved in implementation.

It provides advice to the Estonian CAP Network regarding network activities, annual Action Plan, Network Cooperation Chamber Leader thematic group, and the thematic group. Estonian CAP Network in cooperation with the Ministry of Regional Affairs and Agriculture will choose potential themes for Cooperation Chamber selection. The Cooperation Chamber has 2 annual meetings per year.

What National CAP Networks are?

According to European Union legalization, all European Union member-states have established National CAP NetworksEuropean Union CAP Network is a rural network established on European level.

National Networks have a key role in steering and driving forward policy as well as promoting stakeholder engagement, knowledge sharing and capacity building for EU Member States and other actors. They work towards meeting the shared networking objectives, contributing in particular to providing information to the public and potential beneficiaries about the CAP and its funding opportunities.

Viimati muudetud: 23.09.2023