Law supporting sustainable development in rural areas

Passed in 2016
The law establishes a legal framework designed to support Luxembourg's agricultural sector over the long term, by ensuring its competitiveness, sustainability, polyvalence and innovation "in harmony with an integrated development of rural areas". It includes the climate constraint in a number of ways.
 Article 21 mentions that the compensation of damages caused by natural calamities can be granted to exploitations in conformity with EU regulation 702/2014. Article 39 (1) stipulates that a subsidy scheme is created to reinforce economic and environmental performances of exploitations, in order to reduce their climate footprint and increase their resilience, in conformity with EU regulation 702/2014 as well.
 Article 60 (3) further stipulates that subsidies can be granted to gain consulting expertise over the exploitation's economic and environmental performance, including mitigation and adaptation efforts.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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