The Agriculture of the Azores Islands

15-10-2015

This study was drawn up for the delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development to the Azores Islands (Portugal) in November 2015. It consists of: an introduction presenting the key demographic and political data; an overview of the Islands' regional economy; a specific chapter on agriculture; lastly, ongoing rural development programmes and those supporting agriculture in the outermost regions of the Azores are described.

This study was drawn up for the delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development to the Azores Islands (Portugal) in November 2015. It consists of: an introduction presenting the key demographic and political data; an overview of the Islands' regional economy; a specific chapter on agriculture; lastly, ongoing rural development programmes and those supporting agriculture in the outermost regions of the Azores are described.