The State Fund Agriculture transferred around BGN 13 million for projects approved under the Rural Development Program 2014-2020

  In February, the State Fund Agriculture – Paying Agency paid nearly BGN 13 million for projects approved under the Rural Development Program (RDP) 2014-2020.

  Over BGN 8 million were paid for investments in agricultural holdings on the basis of submitted payment claims under 41 approved projects. Around BGN 450,000 were also transferrеd for an application for investments in processing/marketing of agricultural products.

   In February, young farmers received funding for their projects in the amount of nearly BGN 631,000 under the sub-measure Start-up aid for young farmers. For the period, BGN 1.5 million were paid to the National Advisory Service in Agriculture for advisory services for small farms.

   Over BGN 455,000 were allocated for support for preparatory activities for ten claims by beneficiaries with approved projects under the RDP 2014-2020. Over half a million BGN were also transferred for a project under the Technical Assistance measure, as well as over BGN 36,000 for afforestation and maintenance under the transitional measure 223 of the RDP 2007-2013.

 

     28 February 2017                       State Fund Agriculture - Paying agency