The National Rural Development Programme

6.2 Support for the establishment of non-agricultural activities in rural areas

Beneficiaries:

  • Farmers or members of farming households
  • Newly established micro and small enterprises

Eligible investments:

  • Investments to provision services (medical, veterinary, repair of machines, tools, household items, consulting, accounting, legal, audit services, technical services)
  • Investment for productive sectors (textiles, clothing, paper and cardboard, chemical products, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, machinery and equipment, manufacture of electrical appliances, fuel production from biomass)
  • Investments in tourism (accommodation services, agritourism services)
  • Investment in craft activities (pottery, embroidery, manual processing of iron, manual processing of wood, manual processing of wool, manual processing of leather)

Financing amount:

  • Up to 70,000 euro / project

Own contribution: 0

6.4 Development of non-agricultural businesses in rural areas

Beneficiaries: 

  • Newly established / existent micro and small enterprises in rural areas
  • Farms that diversify their core business by setting up or developing a non-agricultural activity

Eligible investments:

  • The construction, expansion and / or modernization and equipment of buildings for production / services
  • Construction of units for agrotouristic reception
  • The acquisition of machinery, equipment and new production equipment
  • Producing fuel from biomass in commercial purposes (eg manufacture of pellets)
  • Purchase of equipment, machinery and new equipment (medical services, veterinary services, repair of machines, tools, consultant services)

Financing amount:

  • Up to 200.000 euro / projects

Own contribution: 10-30%