The 6th round of The Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020


In February, the Ministry of Agriculture published conditions for the 6th round of the receipt of applications in The Rural Development Programme with the total allocation totalling more than 1.6 billion CZK. The applications should be received in term from the 3rd to the 23rd of April 2018 via the Farmer’s Portal.

Farmers can ask for support – according to the type of aktivity small, medium as well as large companies, for investments into the development of the new products, methods and technologies or into non-agriculture activities (diversification of activities) including biofuel or agro-tourism. The biggest allocation volume of the 6th round (360 million CZK) is for support of young farmers.

Furthermore, investments into the development of forestry farming including woodworking establishments (it means sawmills, micro- and small companies) or forest infrastructure are also available.

The donation amount will be 25 – 50 % according to the size of the applicant, a lump sum support of 45 000 CZK is for young starting farmers.

In the round, which will take place in after the registration of the donation application, it will be necessary to document the relevant permission of the building office, valid and legitimate to the date of the registration of the application.

Besides the Rural Development Programme, farmers can get support for investments into the energy savings. Among others, for over thermal insulation, modernisation of existing machines for energy production, RES (Renewable Energy Sources) installation for one’s own consumption or using waste heat.

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