EU Cohesion Policy in Non-Urban Areas

Neli D Georgieva, Stefan Kah, Liliana Fonseca

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This study looks at the role of EU Cohesion Policy in non-urban (rural) areas. It analyses the challenges of these areas and discusses the extent and thematic orientation of rural Cohesion Policy funding. The study then presents the relationship between Cohesion Policy and CAP, before giving an overview of the role of Cohesion Policy for healthcare. It also reflects on the implications of Cohesion Policy proposals post-2020 for rural areas, before providing final conclusions and recommendations for a long-term policy vision.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Parliament
Number of pages101
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes


Funding received from the European Parliament


  • rural
  • development
  • EU Cohesion policy
  • Common Agricultural Policy
  • European Union

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