An opportunity for Bulgarian farmers to finance their investment in ONDO precision farming solutions with sub-measure 4.1 from the Rural Development Program 2014-2020

Good news for all Bulgarian farmers: the application period for sub-measure 4.1 “Investment in agriculture” from the Rural Development Program 2014-2020 is now open!

The total budget of this sub-measure, aimed at increasing the competitiveness of Bulgarian farmers, amounts to 422 218 104 leva. Applications will be accepted until July 23rd, 2021.

Sub-measure 4.1 allows Bulgarian farmers to apply for financial support of up to 2 933 700 leva. Funding will be granted with priority to projects aimed at ecological and precision farming, agriculture irrigation projects and projects enabling the adoption of innovative farming technologies. More on sub-measure 4.1 and application documentation can be found here (in Bulgarian)

We are glad to inform all farmers growing fruits and vegetables, as well as those growing oil-bearing and medical plants, that thanks to this measure you can receive funding of up to 75% on your approved expense for the integration of ONDO precision irrigation, fertigation and climate control solutions on your farm.

We can support you with choosing the best ONDO solutions for your farm, based on your farm and crop specifics. We will also assist with creating the supporting documentation.

Please pay attention to the requirement that funding can be received only by farmers (individuals or organizations) who:

  • Are registered farmers, as per the Law for farmers’s support
  • Have minimal production capacity of 8000 EUR for their farm
  • Can prove income from agricultural activities

The entire application and evaluation process takes place electronically. Good luck!

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