On May 29, 2013, the Government of the Republic of Moldova has signed a Funding Agreement with International Development Association (IDA) for the implementation of "Emergency Support for Moldova Agriculture" Project. The objective of the project is to mitigate the consequences of the disastrous drought from year 2012, helping to restore the production of corn and wheat and prevent the reduction of livestock in most affected raions of the Republic of Moldova.
According to the provisions of the mentioned Agreement, the funds shall be distributed to farmers from most affected raions in order to partially compensate the expenses incurred in winter wheat sowing in year 2012 and corn sowing - in spring 2013.
"Emergency Support for Moldova Agriculture" Project is implemented by Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry, through the Agency of Interventions and Payments in Agriculture (AIPA), in collaboration with National Agency for Rural Development (ACSA).
In light of the above, on July 22, 2013, in the meeting hall of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry, took place the Launching Seminar of "Emergency Support for Moldova Agriculture" Project. The seminar was attended by representatives of Raion Departments for Agriculture and Food, AIPA territorial offices and raion offices of Rural Extension Service Network, of National Federation of Farmers from Moldova, of Agroinform Federation and of UAPA, who were informed about "Regulation on the organization and conduct of the allocation of funds to partially compensate the costs incurred by farmers for sowing winter wheat in 2012, and maize sowing in the spring of 2013".
At the same time, within the seminar were presented the implementation activities of the applications' receiving and managing process and the Informational and Awareness Campaign for the farmers to participate in the project as beneficiaries.
Informational and Awareness Campaign for agricultural producers, as well as the implementation of grievance mechanism will be performed by National Agency for Rural Development (ACSA).
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