Austrian Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 – Evaluation report 2019

The Austrian Rural Development Programme (LE-Programme) 2014-2020 combines all measures of supporting rural areas.

As a part of the consortium (formed by metis), mecca is assigned to the evaluation of the programme. Following the completion of the 2017 implementation report we will elaborate the extended annual evaluation report 2019. mecca is responsible for the following topics:

  • Rural tourism: development of innovative pilot projects, cooperation between small economic operators, clusters in rural tourism, investments in small tourist infrastructure
  • Renewal of villages: plans and concepts, implementation
  • Local Agenda 21
  • Implementation of climate and energy projects at local level


Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism