The Agency for Funding Rural Investment (AFIR) announces the extension of the session for submission of investment projects through sub-measures 9.1 "Setting up producer groups in the agricultural sector" and 9.1a "for producer groups in the fruit growing sector" of the National Program for Rural Development in 2014 - 2020 (PNDR 2020) until 30 December 2016, 16:00h.
These two sub-measures (SM) under the NPRD 2020 were opened for the first time this year. The budgetary allocation for the session established in 2016 is 7.1 million euro, divided as follows: 4.9 million euro for agriculture and 2.2 million for the fruit growing sector. Please note also that the maximum amount of support from the sub-measures 9.1, respective 9.1a is a maximum of 100,000 euro / year, for a maximum period of 5 years from the date of establishment of the producer group. The intensity of public support is 100% refundable. The purpose of financing granted by these sub-measures is to encourage the creation and support of administrative operation of producer groups in the fruit-growing agricultural sector, recognized in accordance with the national legislation in force. It also aims to improve the competitiveness of primary producers through better integration in the agrifood chain through quality schemes, by adding value to agricultural products.
All those interested to submit projects for setting up producer groups, both in agriculture and in the orchards can see for free on the official website of the Agency (www.afir.info) Guidelines for Applicants for the sM sM 9.1 and 9.1a