LIFE Programme 2014-2020
(The European Programme for Environment and Climate Action)
LIFE is the European Programme to support Environmental Policies and funds European projects for the Environment, Resources, Climate, Nature and Biodiversity
The LIFE programme has been created in 1992. The current funding period 2014-2020 has a budget of €3.4 billion.
THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF THE LIFE PROGRAMME:
The Programme acts as a catalyst to promote the implementation and integration of the environment and climate objectives into other policies and actions of Member States. It is divided into different Sub-programmes:
which provides funding for nature conservation projects in particular in the areas of biodiversity, habitats and species.
Climate action sub-programme
which provides funding for projects in the areas of renewable energies, energy efficiency, farming, land use, and peatland management.