RECHAR

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RECHAR

(ˈriːtʃɑː)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an EU funding programme providing grants for the reconversion or development of depressed mining areas
[C20: from French Reconversion de Bassins Charbonniers, literally: reconversion of coal fields]
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Pointing out the help from coming from Brussels in such initiatives as RECHAR, Objective 2 and Objective 1 was lost in the xenophobic noise.
I have particular memories of RECHAR as I did postgraduate research into it.
Es el caso de los programas FEDER, URBAN, PNIC, RECHAR, RESIDER, INTERREG, LEADER, PRODER O CULTURES.
El Tratado Constitutivo CECA y las sucesivas Decisiones sobre intervenciones financieras de los Estados miembros en favor del carbon, asi como los planes RECHAR han vertebrado, de manera directa o indirecta, las lineas de reconversion de la mineria energetica comunitaria.
Speaking at the Learning for Regeneration Conference staged recently at the university, EC official Fernando Criado Alonso said the RECHAR II grant programme to assist afflicted areas had been very productive.
Relevant components in these areas are LIFE-Nature and certain Structural Fund budget lines: EAGGF, ERDF, RECHAR, RESIDER, and the Cohesion Fund.
The struggle to enforce true additionality in the UK came to a head in a dispute over the release of EU funds under the RECHAR scheme for the redevelopment of declining coalfields.
There are some other specific policies designed to alleviate regional problems, such as STAR, which seeks to provide an advanced telecommunications structure, and RECHAR, which helps to reindustrialise former coalmining regions.
The mining valleys are still struggling and the RECHAR initiative doesn't appear to have helped greatly.
But with the help of the Chamber's Business Link technology and innovation adviser Ian Hope, the north Warwickshire firm tapped into Euro cash from the RECHAR fund which is aimed at expanding businesses in former mining areas.
The main source of EU regional funds is the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), although low-income regions receive preferential assistance under other funds including the Social Fund (ESF) and a range of special measures, such as RECHAR for the regeneration of coalfields and INTERREG for promoting economic development in border areas.
The RECHAR initiative was funding from Brussels to help Wales cope with the closure of the mines in South Wales.