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Rural Development Policy comprises interventions by the ministry of Rural Development and Food, in the rural growth and the economy of the countryside, via national or European policies. The interventions focus on the production of sufficient and safe quality products, as well as on safeguarding a satisfactory level of rural income and reasonable prices of products to the consumer. Furthermore there is a motivation towards providing public goods, sustainable use of natural resources and the protection of the environment. The Rural Policy deals with social, economical, environmental and cultural issues of rural regions and societies of the countryside, For this reason, the Ministry studies data of the rural sector, discusses with stakeholders, sets long and medium–term objectives, and plans the implementation of policies compatible with the frameset by the Common Agricultural Policy of European Union.