Factsheet: Increasing of the value of agricultural products

Increasing of the value of agricultural products

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Ministerial Decree 165386/1386 Implementation details and other provisions for Measure 123Α "Increasing the value of agricultural products" of Axis 1 of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 "Alexandros Baltatzis"
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Y.A. 165386/1386 Καθορισμός λεπτομερειών εφαρμογής και άλλες διατάξεις του Μέτρου 123Α «Αύξηση της αξίας των γεωργικών προϊόντων» του Άξονα 1 του Προγράμματος Αγροτικής Ανάπτυξης (ΠΑΑ) περιόδου 2007−2013 «Αλέξανδρος Μπαλτατζής».
Description: 
Measure 123A is included in Axis 1 of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 "Alexandros Baltatzis". Under the scope of this Measure, financial support in the form of investment subsdidies is provided to eligible enterprises which process and trade agricultural products, as defined by Article 38 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU (TFEU) and included in Annex I (excluding fisheries). The eligibility criteria and criteria for participation in the Measure are defined in detail in the relevant documents. Priorities are defined for the following sectors, some are presented indicatively below: 1) Meat products, e.g. modernization of slaughterhouses, treatment of slaughterhouse residues (including renewable energy production), etc 2) Milk and dairy products, e.g. new cheese production units, utilization of cheese whey, etc 3) Eggs & poultry, e.g. new units for standardization and packaging of eggs, new poultry slaugherhouses for quality products, etc 4) Honey, e.g. modernization of existing units for standardization and processing, new units or modernization of existing for production of honey based snacks 5) Silk and snails, e.g. modernization of existing units and setting up of new ones 6) Cereals, e.g. new drying facilities or modernization of existing, new silos for logistics centers, etc 7) Oil products, e.g. modernization of existing olive mills only for two-phase systems, etc 8) Wine, e.g. modernization of wineries, biological wines, etc 9) Fruits and vegetables 10) Flowers, e.g. new units for standardization and processing or modernization of existing units for drying of flowers, etc 11) Animal feed, e.g. modernization of existing units, new units for production of certified biological animal feed, new storage locations, etc 12) Seeds, e.g. new units for standardization and processing, modernization of existing units 13) Pharmaceuticals and aromatics, e.g. new units for standardization and processing, modernization of existing units
Goal/Aim: 
The aim of Measure 123A is to increase the value of the agricultural products of very small, small and medium enterprises by supporting them in adopting and developing innovations and technical equipment, improving quality and health / safety aspects of their products.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Connection with National Policy: 
Included in the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 "Alexandros Baltatzis"
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Rural Development and Food

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2007
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2013