The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) is a national rural grants fund managed directly by DEFRA and the Rural Payments Agency. This programme is now closed.

Following the closure of the third and final call under EAFRD, applications are currently still in appraisal. Activities supported under this call will be expected to be delivered and completed before March 2021.



For further information on the investment priorities under EAFRD go to RDPE Growth Programme