From 3 Novemberto 3 December 2010 State Fund Agriculture willreceive projectsunderMeasure 223 FirstAfforestationofNon-AgriculturalLandandMeasure 226 RestoringForestryPotentialandIntroducingPreventionActionsoftheRural Development Program 2007-2013.
To date the Paying Agency has concluded 60 contracts under the forestry measures of the Program with approved subsidy amounting to over 7 million BGN. A total of 69 applications under Measure 223 have been submitted since the launch of the Program. During the last application period from 14 June to 16 August 2010 20 projects were submitted. A total of 72 applications were submitted under Measure 226, of which 17 were investment proposals, during the last application period.
Financial assistance under these measures is allocated to natural persons and legal entities, sole traders and municipalities-owners of forests and land from the forest fund, as well as state forest and game preserves, directorates of national parks and forestry research enterprises managing forests and land owned by the state.
20 October 2010 SF Agriculture – Paying Agency