The Directorate of Rural Economy of the Region of Western Macedonia announces that the deadline for submitting applications for support to the Rural Development Program of Greece 2014-2020 in the Submeter 4.1: "Support for investments in agricultural holdings", Action 4.1.2 "Implementation of investments that contribute to water savings", extended until 25 January 2022 and time 13:00, while de-finalization requests are accepted until 19/01/2022 upon timely request for technical support (helpdesk) of the PSKE, within the application www.ependyseis.gr.
After the electronic submission, the candidates must submit a duplicate in writing (original and copy) the physical application file in DAOK of the place of permanent residence of the natural person or the registered office of the legal person or of the collective scheme, receiving a relevant submission protocol.
The deadline for submitting the physical file is set at Monday, 07/02/2022.
The distribution of public expenditure for the Region of Western Macedonia by category of beneficiary is as follows:
|region of western Macedonia|
|Natural and Legal Persons||Collective Shapes|
|1.839.518,00 €||613.173,00 €|
Beneficiaries can be natural and legal persons as well as collective farmers' associations.
Amounts and Support Intensity:
Financial support for the holdings of natural and legal persons may be up to 150.000 while for collective investments the financial support can rise up to 200.000 euro.
The intensity of support for Action in the Region of Western Macedonia ranges from 35% to 60% of the requested budget, depending on the categorization of the beneficiaries, την κατάσταση του υδατικού συστήματος που επηρεάζεται από την επένδυση και τη δυνητική εξοικονόμηση κατανάλωσης ύδατος.
Eligible investments relate to :
- Purchase costs, transport and installation of new mechanical and other equipment in order to save water, in which they are included:
1.1. Irrigation systems a) drip irrigation and b) micro-irrigation (fixed low-altitude local irrigation micro-sprinklers). This subcategory may also include equipment collection mechanisms, as well as water pipes from the water intake point to the plot.
1.2. Volume tanks up to 500 etc.. (such as plastics, metal etc.) which do not require excavations or embankments of natural soil, for the service of the irrigation systems of the holding, provided that they are met by rainwater which mainly comes from the runoff of the holding facilities and / or by transporting water from licensed water intakes.
1.3 Machinery (such as. transmission lines) aimed at reusing water for irrigation (e.g. from biological treatment).
1.4. Complete irrigation solutions related to precision agriculture and include indicative costs of purchase and installation of PC and farm management software, meteorological data network, installation of structured cabling or wireless network, soil analysis, sensors, meters, automated control of irrigation systems, remote control and programming systems.
- Investments in land improvements, in which they are included:
2.1. Drillings and wells exclusively for irrigation use, including their equipment (e.g. piping, pump, generator, electrical panel) and the necessary building infrastructure (e.g. small pumping station).
2.2. Individual equipment for the modernization of existing boreholes / wells (indicatively: pump change, generator, electrical panel).
2.3. Tanks (earthen, metallic, etc.) που απαιτούν εκσκαφές ή επιχώσεις φυσικού εδάφους και χρησιμεύουν για την αποθήκευση νερού βροχής (showers) for the service of the irrigation systems of the holding.
2.4. Equipment for reducing the environmental footprint of irrigation such as photovoltaic system (autonomous or interconnected) or a portable stand-alone rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
- General Expenses, which include any costs of obtaining services directly related to the implementation of the investment plan, the cost of installing the planned explanatory plate as well as the water meter.
The Invitation for expression of interest for the submission of proposals to the Action 4.1.2 "Implementation of investments that contribute to water savings" of the Sub-Meter 4.1 of the RDP of Greece 2014-2020, with ADA: ΩΣ694653ΠΓ-ΧΑ9, and the 4th Amendment of sub. no. 1710/7-5-2021 Call for Expressions of Interest, with ADA: 966Ψ4653ΠΓ-11Β.
The AN. CHIEF
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY