Moldovan Agriculture Ministry informs about call for subsidization of Local Action Groups
15:26 | 13.05.2022 Category: Economic
Chisinau, 13 May /MOLDPRES/ - The Agriculture and Food Industry Ministry (MAIA) has informed about the launch of the Call I for submitting applications for the selection of the Local Action Groups (GAL) and approving strategies of local development, in order to provide subsidies in advance from the national fund of development of agriculture and rural environment on the period 23 May – 30 June 2022.
The applications for the selections of GALs and approval of strategies of local development for financing will be submitted at the headquarters of the Agriculture Ministry, in accordance with the model approved under an order of the ministry from 11 May.
A quantum of up to 5 per cent is allocated from the national fund of development of agriculture and rural environment for the local development through the implementation of the LEADER Programme.
Presently, 47 GALs work in Moldova, in which 438 administrative and territorial units are involved, which include 732 settlements (50 per cent of Moldova’s settlements) and comprise over one million residents. The LEADER approach is a European instrument for the development of rural areas, taken over by Moldova in 2016 and about 700 projects have been implemented so far.