Factsheet: Austrian agricultural policy (LWG)

Austrian agricultural policy (LWG)

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Austrian agricultural policy
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Landwirtschaftsgesetz 1992
Description: 
The Law considers the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU. Main pillars are: to preserve a viable, economically , farm-based agriculture in an vital rural area. The promotion of a manifold earning and employment combinations between agriculture and other economic sectors. The encourage of market-oriented production, processing and marketing, The support of agriculture in order to enable it to balance natural disadvatages compared. A basic concern is to saveguard an optimum supply with high quality food and raw materials. The efficient use of co-financing provided by the EU
Goal/Aim: 
Rules for agricultural practices

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management / Bundesministerium für ein lebenswertes Österreich

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1995
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2008