The Rural Development Programme (RDP or PDR 2020), in force until 2020, enables farmers to access incentives worth 8 billion euros. RDP aims to support the delivery of the common agricultural policy (2014-2020), prepared in collaboration with the agricultural sector, thus meeting the actual needs of the agricultural sector in Portugal.
The main goal consists of improving the position in the commercial scales, balancing imports and exports. In this context, the aim is to extend agriculture to the whole territory sustainably.
RDP 2020 regulated incentives were established based on the following priorities:
With this new support framework, all necessary instruments have been established to support the development of a stronger agricultural sector
Main types of investments: