SFA proceeds with the payment of the first tranche to beneficiaries with signed contracts for support under the measure for start-up aid to young farmers of the Rural Development Programme 2014 -2020.
SF Agriculture paid 425 million BGN under the Scheme for payments for agricultural practices favourable to the climate and environment – green direct payments.
“I declare most responsibly that SFA, in its capacity of Paying Agency, strictly applies all procedures for calling, contracting, payment and ex-post control” the executive director Rumen Porodzanov stated at a news conference in April, organized to present the work of the Fund
The signing of contracts by eligible applicants with submitted applications for 2016, 2017 and 2018 financial years under the measure of the National Programme for Support of the Vine and Wine Sector is under way.
March this year was the deadline for submitting applications for the State Aid Scheme for compensation of farmers’ costs related to the implementation of the measures under the National Programme for Pest Control in Perennial Crops for the winter of 2016.
State Fund Agriculture has started transferring the first payment to farmers who have contracts under the Start-up Aid for Young Farmers sub-measure from RDP 2014-2020.