The objective of this Public Call is modernisation of production and strengthening of production competitiveness by introducing new technologies and innovations in primary production process, boosting productivity of agricultural holdings, increasing product quality, hygiene and food safety, introduction of good practices in the management of natural resources and environmental protection, and introduction of good practices in the management of natural resources and environmental protection, and opening up new market opportunities.
Eligible applicants for grants under the agricultural holdings support measure may be natural persons, crafts/entrepreneurs, cooperatives and companies engaged in agricultural production in the sub-sectors fruit growing, vegetable growing (vegetable farming), grapevine farming, meat production, dairy production and growing of cereals and oilseeds. Applications for projects which will be carried out on the territory of BiH are eligible for this Public Call.
The total funds for financing investment support in agricultural holdings (primary agricultural production) amount to BAM 1,750,000. Grants per one application may range from BAM 97,000 to a maximum of BAM 195,000 (excluding VAT). For each project, the applicant must provide own co-financing in the amount of at least 40% of the total amount of the proposed investment (40% of the applicant’s co-financing and 60% of the support measure co-financing). Co-financing share must be in cash and no other type of contribution will be taken into account.
Information on how to fill out application and submit it is written in the Guidelines for Applicants.
The deadline for submission of applications is 27 March 2019 by 17:00 hours. Applications submitted after the expiry of the deadline will not be considered.
All additional questions regarding this Call can be sent by e-mail, at least 7 days before the deadline for submission of applications, with a clearly indicated name of the Call in subject line, to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Competitiveness and Innovation: Local Development Strategies – EU4Business project (Project) aims to foster economic growth and job creation through support for competitiveness and innovation in export-oriented sectors (such as wood-processing, metal, textile, plastics or ICT), as well as in agriculture, food production, tourism and rural development in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The project is a four-year initiative (2018-2022 funded primarily by the European Union (EU) under Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) II and jointly implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).
UNDP is responsible for the implementation of project activities in the field of agriculture, food production and rural development.