1,378 contracts were signed under the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020 for the previous year and BGN 844,340,088 was paid, as shown by data from the 2019 Annual Report of the State Fund Agriculture and the Paying Agency, approved by the Council of Ministers.
Published on 22.04.2020
SF Agriculture paid nearly BGN 445 million (BGN 444,855,722) under 2019 Campaign payment scheme for agricultural practices that are climate and environmentally friendly (Direct Green Payment). 56,490 farmers who comply with agricultural practices that are climate and environmentally friendly shall receive support under the scheme.
Published on 14.04.2020
The management of SF Agriculture has allocated BGN 5 million under the de minimis scheme to assist the marketing of Bulgarian greenhouse producers’ fresh vegetables. The aid is part of the measures introduced by the state as a relief for farmers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The financial support shall be provided to food retail sites. These are required to provide direct access to fresh cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers produced in greenhouses to consumers. The funds shall compensate for part of the retail sites’ transportation, logistics and marketing costs for fresh greenhouse production of Bulgarian vegetables in 2020.
Published on 08.04.2020
The management of SF Agriculture provided BGN 30 million in the form of short-term loans to fruit and vegetable producers - field and greenhouse production, for the 2020 harvest. Of these, BGN 5 million shall be distributed in support of greenhouse production.
Published on 07.04.2020
SF Agriculture has paid BGN 105,190,941 under the Scheme for redistributive payment (SDP). Subsidies have been allocated to 56,505 farmers who had applied for support under 2019 Campaign. Calculations were made following clarification of the cases of areas declared by more than one farmer, as well as based on the updated layer “Areas eligible for support”.
Published on 23.03.2020