The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Department of the Rural Development. Polish perspective Dr Dariusz Nieć. International Conference „Future of the rural development in Europe” CRACOV , 30 November – 1 December 2005 r. A v iew of Poland Territory.
Dr Dariusz Nieć
International Conference „Future of the rural development in Europe”
CRACOV, 30 November – 1 December 2005r.
Poland is a country dominated by lowlands.
Over 96% of the territory is situated below
350 m a.s.l and only 2,9 % lies above
500 m a.s.l.
Average annual temperature - 6.0 – 8.0°C
Average annual rainfall - 500 – 600 mm
in the lowlands
1200-1500 mm in the uplands and the mountains.
Amongst 1,956.1 M of individual holdings of
the size above 1 ha of agricultural land there have been distinguished:
OBJECTIVE 1 Improvement of the Competitiveness of Agri-Food Economy
Priority 1.1. Increase in the economic effectiveness of agricultural holdings
Priority 1.2. Improvement of incomes in agriculture and rural areas
Priority 1.3 Improvement of food safety, quality and market orientation of production
OBJECTIVE 2 The sustainable development of rural areas
Priority 2.1. Equalization of opportunities for rural development
Priority 2.2. Reduction of rural unemployment
Prioryty 2.3. Improvement of living conditions, economic and social functions of rural areas
Priority 2.4. Environmental protection and the preservation of the natural value of rural areas
Priority 2.5. Extension of woodland areas in Poland
Rural Development Policy development
At present (till 2006 ):
In the future (from 2007):
1 fund= 1 programme
1 System of financing, management and control
1 Systems of programming
Rural Development within Common Agriculture Policy in years 2007-2013 will be financed through :
Poland is covered Convergence Objective
New programe from the perspective of the implementation and scope of the support will be combination of realized at present (in years 2004-2006):
OP RD designates in particular beneficiaries, rate, scope and conditions of support for every measure as well as financial plane, system of the implementation and evaluation.
Programme is foreseen for years 2007–2013 and is going to be realized from EU funds originating from European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development with support of national funds (national budget, local administration and beneficiaries funds).
programme covers the territory of country.