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Lithuania – CAP Strategic Plan

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An overview of Lithuania’s formally approved strategy to implement the EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP) nationally, as well as information on the process and related documents.

Overview

150 300
Agricultural holdings
There are around 150 300 agricultural holdings in Lithuania.
45%
Land use
Approximately 45% of the total area of the country is used for agriculture.
3.6%
Gross value added (GVA)
The primary sector (including agriculture, forestry, and fisheries) accounts for 3.6% of Lithuania’s total gross value added (GVA).

Goal and strategy

The Lithuanian Plan’s main goal is to ensure the sustainable development of the agriculture and food sector in the country. Among others, this will be achieved by increasing the added value and the competitiveness of the sector, supporting farm viability, especially of small- and medium-sized farms, promoting sustainable production methods, while also ensuring adaptation to climate change and nature conservation. Enhancing innovation and increasing the attractiveness of rural areas are also emphasised.

Factsheet20 November 2024
At a glance: Lithuania's CAP Strategic Plan

Overview of key elements and choices defined by Lithuania in its approved CAP Strategic Plan for the implementation of the CAP 2023-27.

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  • Lietuvos BŽŪP strateginis planas. Glausta apžvalga

    Lietuvos patvirtintame 2023–2027 m. BŽŪP strateginiame plane apibrėžtų pagrindinių elementų ir pasirinkimų apžvalga.

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Lithuania’s CAP Strategic Plan 2023-27

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More information on the national website

Timeline

  1. 7 November 2023
  2. 21 November 2022

    The Commission approved Lithuania’s CAP Strategic Plan.

  3. 20 October 2022

    Lithuania submitted a revised proposal, addressing the Commission’s observations on the first draft.

  4. 26 April 2022

    Lithuania’s comments on Commission observation letter.

  5. 31 March 2022

    Commission sent an observation letter on Lithuania’s CAP Strategic Plan.

  6. 5 January 2022

    Lithuania submitted its first proposal for a CAP Strategic Plan.

  7. 18 December 2020

    Commission issued a Staff Working Document containing recommendations for Lithuania’s CAP Strategic Plan.

Legal basis

Regulation (EU) 2021/2115 establishing rules on support for strategic plans to be drawn up by EU countries under the common agricultural policy (CAP Strategic Plans).

Documents

Specific requests to review the CAP Strategic Plan

20 JULY 2023
Art. 120 letters – Assessment of the impact on the CSP of changes to Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry, and the Effort Sharing Regulations
English
(335.98 KB - PDF)
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Implementing decision

23 NOVEMBER 2022
Lithuania's CAP Strategic Plan – implementing decision
English
(143.16 KB - PDF)
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23 NOVEMBER 2022
Lithuania's CAP Strategic Plan – annex to the implementing decision
English
(215.67 KB - PDF)
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Observation letters

28 APRIL 2022
Commission observation letter on Lithuania's CAP strategic plan
English
(638.99 KB - PDF)
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28 APRIL 2022
Lithuania's comments on Commission observation letter
Lithuanian
(346.82 KB - PDF)
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Staff Working Documents

Commission Staff Working Document SWD2020 (395) – Lithuania

30 MARCH 2021
Komisijos tarnybų darbinis dokumentas SWD2020 (395) – Lietuva
Lithuanian
(2.21 MB - PDF)
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Events