The Managing Authority is responsible for programme planning, implementation, delivery and evaluation of the Rural Development Programme funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
The main role of the Managing Authority is to manage and implement this Programme in an efficient, effective and correct way in respect to:
Selection of applications for funding according to established criteria;
Monitoring and evaluation with regards to the implementation of the programme;
Communication and publicity activities to ensure that the programme reaches prospective beneficiaries;
Reporting obligations to the Commission on the progress of implementation;
Provision of necessary information regarding obligations and requirements;
Liaising with the Paying Agency by providing all the necessary information regarding procedures to be followed and controls before payments are affected.
The Managing Authority is established in accordance to Article 75 of Council Regulation 1698-2005which is the main legislation that regulates support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
Communication and Publicity
Monitoring and Evaluation