The Ministry of Agriculture has opened an invitation for the award of subsidies for long-term planting of fruit, grape vine and hops.
The incentives entail the procurement of seedlings, preparation and farming of the land and the chemical analysis of the ground with recommendations regarding the fertilizers and the research of the mechanical structure of the ground.
The right to incentives so far belongs to natural persons – owners of commercial family farms, entrepreneurs and legal entities. The condition is that the plantations were established in the fourth quarter of 2015 or the first and second quarter of 2016, and for plantations of strawberries, in the third quarter of 2016 as well.
The incentives are 40-55%, depending on whether the investments are made in developed or marginal areas. Maximum amount per user depend on the type of incentive and range from RSD 100,000 to RSD 1,200,000.
Applications are submitted to the Directorate for Agrarian Payments, and the deadline is set for August 31, 2016.