Revitalisation in the development policy of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship against the background of national and EU conditions – experience and perspectives

Agata Kucharska, Dariusz Piwowarczyk

DOI: 10.21858/msr.44.04

Vol. no: 44

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The article analyses the voivodeship’s development policy on revitalisation, as defined in strategic and planning documents at the regional level for almost 25 years, in the context of changing national and EU cohesion policy environment. In addition, the role of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship Self-Government in the implementation of EU funds for revitalisation measures under the Integrated Operational Programme For Regional Development 2004–2006 and the two editions of the Regional Operational Programme for the Mazowieckie Voivodeship: 2007–2013 and 2014–2020 was examined. A summary of the European Regional Development Fund resources spent on revitalisation projects under the above programmes is also presented. In addition, complementary and supplementary measures to revitalisation in rural areas in the field of village renewal, implemented by the voivodeship government under national programmes, were analysed: The Sectoral Operational Programme Restructuring and Modernization of the Food Sector and Rural Development 2004–2006 and two editions of the Rural Development Programme: 2007–2013 and 2014–2020.