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Public Seminar – Malta’s Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 – Friday, 8th Nov 2013

The Managing Authority within the Secretariat for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights, responsible for the Maltese National Rural Network organised a public seminar to discuss Malta’s Rural Development Program 2014-2020. The guest speakers for this event were Dr. Janet Dwyer, and Profs John Powell from the Community and Country Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire, UK. They analysed the feedback collected during the previous consultation meetings and gave an overview of the key findings. 
Mr. Donald Aquilina from the Managing Authority discussed the new approaches to implement the next Rural Development Programme and gave an insight about the next steps to be taken, leading to the absorption of agricultural and rural development funds allocated to Malta by the European Union.