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Call for Grants from EAFRD Announced, 30 Million EUR for Demining of Agricultural Land

15.04.2015

Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development has announced the call for submission of requests for grants from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) for the purpose of receiving grants for «Demining of agricultural land» from the Rural Development Programme of the Republic of Croatia in the National Gazette no. 42/15.
The subject of application is an allocation of support for demining of agricultural land which is an integral part of Rural Development Programme under M05 Measure «Reconstruction of agricultural and production-related potential disturbed by natural disasters and catastrophic events and implementation of adequate preventive activities» and Sub-measure 5.2. «Support for investments disturbed by natural disasters, unfavourable climatic conditions and catastrophic events».
In accordance with the Article 7 of the Rules and Regulations on awarding support for demining of agricultural land from the Rural Development Programme of the Republic of Croatia for the period 2014-2020 published in the National Gazette no. 38/15 – acceptable beneficiaries are regional self-administration units of the Republic of Croatia with mine suspected agricultural areas as part of their territory.
The competition was announced for the grants totalling 228.000.000,00 HRK after the adoption of the Rules and Regulations (85% from the EU budget through European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and 15% from the Croatian State Budget).
The competition is open until May 15, 2015.

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