Umbria is an authentic land, able to give unique emotions to the traveler thanks to its landscapes, the many places and villages rich in art, history and spirituality, thanks to the incomparable taste of food and wine and the many events that animate the territory. An intact nature, rich in biodiversity, in harmony with the universal message of St. Francis, on a human scale.
Umbria is a fertile land which made of the agricultural and food sector a strategic asset for the competitiveness of the territory. Numerous are the traditional food productions of quality: extra virgin olive oil DOP, DOCG, DOC and IGT wines but also the spelt of Monteleone, the lamb of Central Italy, the lentil of Castelluccio di Norcia, the red potato of Colfiorito, the ham of Norcia, the black and white truffle, the saffron and many other food and wine excellences.
Slow Food presidia producers in Umbria contribute, with their daily work, to preserve knowledge, culture, production techniques and crafts of the rural world.
Umbria is the green heart of Italy from which lush and generous ears of wheat grow. In the logo that distinguishes the Regional Rural Development Program 2014-2020 is enclosed the essence of the beauty and immense treasure of Umbria.
To valorize these typicalities and its territory and to consolidate its position, the Region of Umbria grasps and interprets the opportunities offered by the Rural Development Program 2014-2020 which, with its 928 million, gives a strong impulse to the constructive and positive energies of the territory.
Combining agriculture, tradition and territory, preserving the ancient bond between man and territory, ensuring environmental sustainability, promoting innovation to support competitiveness: this is the Rural Development Program of Umbria 2014-2020.