The objective of the Agreement signed between the Emilia-Romagna Region, the Regional Agency for Agricultural Disbursements (AGREA) and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti is to contribute to the socio-economic growth of the area by focusing on the sustainability of the agricultural sector. Under the agreement, which strengthens cooperation for the efficient use of European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) resources, CDP will provide technical and operational support services for resource management.
The Region of Emilia-Romagna is the beneficiary of the EAFRD Fund, with a budget of 913 million euros for the 2021-2027 programming period to finance initiatives in favour of rural areas, in line with the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
Cassa Depositi e Presitti will provide technical and strategic support to the Region and AGREA, as well as supervising the allocation and monitoring of financing. The agreement consolidates the role of the Cassa as an institution supporting the local public administration, also in its mandate management activity. Services offered with the aim of an increasingly effective and timely implementation of measures related to the use of European funds, to carry out sustainable growth projects, in line with CDP's Strategic Plan 2022 - 2024.