Opening of Applications – Operation 3.2.2 – Small Investment in Agricultural Exploration (several regions)
Applications are being opened under measure 3.2.2. – Small investments in agricultural exploration. This measure has as:
OBJECTIVE OF THE OPERATION
The improvement of living, working and production conditions, reflecting the performance of agricultural holdings, by means of small-scale material investments of an ad hoc nature not included in investment plans which, due to the low amounts involved, require an in-depth analysis, justifying a simplified application procedure.
TYPE OF SUPPORT
The grants are awarded in the form of non-refundable grants.
Individuals or groups that engage in agricultural activity.
Expenditure associated with small tangible physical investments required for the development of agricultural production activity, namely machinery, equipment, small agricultural and livestock buildings, small multi-annual plantations, including support for theft prevention equipment, is eligible.
In particular, second-hand equipment is not eligible; purchase of agricultural production rights, payment entitlements, annual animals and plants and their planting and replacement equipment.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS (Beneficiary)
Determine Accounting in accordance with the legislation in force;
Have a turnover equal to or less than € 50,000 and have received from direct payments an amount equal to or less than € 5,000.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS (Projects)
Present technical, economic and financial coherence to be evaluated in the analysis model;
Investment amount equal to or less than € 40,000.
LEVELS AND SUPPORT RATES Support
is granted for an investment amount of up to € 40,000 in the form of non-refundable grants:
– 50% of the eligible investment if the holding is located in a less developed region or zone with natural or other specific conditions;
– 40% of eligible investment in other regions
The amount of support is limited to € 25,000 per beneficiary.
The application period ends on 23 March 2018 (17 hours).