Call for Proposals - Support for information measures relating to the Common Agricultural Policy - CAP CAP Closed!


This Call for Proposals aims to fund information measures, from appropriations in the 2009 budget. It concerns information measures to be implemented (including preparation, implementation, follow-up and evaluation) between June 1st, 2009 and May 31st, 2010.

Priority objectives for 2009:

  • Raising the general public's awareness on the CAP in the Member States.
  • Discussing with agricultural stakeholders in rural areas the opportunities and benefits the two pillars of the CAP offer for the agricultural sector and for the sustainable development of rural regions.
  • Communicating main aspects of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
  • Discussing EU schemes within the CAP aiming at promoting healthier diet and healthy eating habits, especially fruit and vegetables for school children.
  • Communicating to the general public the reformed CAP as an essential contribution to reaching the EU objectives in international trade.
  • Discussing the EU policy concerning the quality of agricultural products.


Under this call for proposals the Commission wishes to receive applications for the following types of information measures:

  • TV and radio programmes (such as documentaries, talk shows, etc).
  • Visual, audio and audiovisual productions and their distribution.
  • Actions targeting schools and universities.
  • Conferences, seminars and workshops (including mobile ones), especially in rural areas.
  • Exchange information visits, especially between old and new Member States.
  • Information stands at agricultural fairs.
  • Information campaigns, comprising several types of the above mentioned type of information measures.
  • Other types of information measures, such as publications and web portals will only be considered if they are executed in one of the languages of the 12 new Member States.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 2,90 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2009)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 November 2008 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Support for information measures relating to the CAP (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)
  • Universities

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

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