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.
Within 2019 Campaign, 106,726 applications were approved under direct payments schemes and measures. Transferred subsidies for direct payments under the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) amount to BGN 1,528,739,225.
Amounts paid under market measures under agricultural market mechanisms in 2019 amounted to BGN 56,978,490, of which BGN 35,220,486 came from the EAGF and BGN 21,758,004 from national funds.
Payments amounting to BGN 61,886 were made under the Operational Programme for Development of the Fisheries Sector 2007-2013.
Payments made under the Maritime and Fisheries Programme 2014-2020 totalled BGN 32,573,992. Payments amounting to BGN 1,866,658 were received under the investment support schemes as of 31st December 2019. During the reporting period, 153 loans were repaid and 144 new loans amounting to BGN 813,323 were granted.
The previous year, BGN 154,029,152 was paid under 26 short-term support schemes, benefiting 30,568 farmers.
22 April 2020