In order to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and to address the liquidity problems faced by farmers and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises engaged in processing, marketing and development of agricultural products, the Ministry of Agriculture published two draft tenders for the e-consultation portal. implementation of measure 21 “Extraordinary temporary support to farmers and SMEs particularly affected by the crisis caused by the disease COVID-19” from the Rural Development Program of the Republic of Croatia for the period 2014-2020. The total amount of support available through these tenders is 360 million kuna.
1.) Tender for farmers, where the eligible users are natural and legal persons registered in the Register of Farmers and / or the Register of beekeepers and apiaries as of 1.1.2019. years.
Users must be registered in the Register of Taxpayers as of January 1, 2019. years.
In addition, eligible users in this tender must have a recorded reduction of inflows on giro accounts of at least 15%, or at least HRK 18,598.75 in the period from 1.1. to 30.6.2020. (including 30.6.), compared to the same period in 2019.
The maximum amount of support per beneficiary is HRK 52,076.50, but not more than the actual amount of the inflow decline.
2.) Tender for SMEs, where eligible beneficiaries are micro, small and medium-sized enterprises registered for processing, marketing and development of agricultural products such as olives, grapes, milk, meat, fruits, vegetables, herbs and packaging eggs and egg products or bee products.
Beneficiaries must be registered in the appropriate registers of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health as of January 1, 2019. Companies must have a recorded decrease in inflows on giro accounts of at least 15%, or at least HRK 37,197.50 in the period from 1.1. to 30.6.2020. (including 30.6.), compared to the same period in 2019.
The maximum amount of support per beneficiary is HRK 371,975.00, but not more than the actual amount of inflow decline.
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