The IMPACT program is an international research project on Rural Development practices and policies in Europe. 11 universities and research institutes in 6 countries are involved.

IMPACT is co-ordinated by the Rural Sociology Group of the Department of Social Sciences of Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

IMPACT is carried out with financial support of the European Commission under the IVth Framework FAIR-programme (CT 98-4288). Its publications and the content of this website do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission.