The Government Meeting of 10 December 2021 has approved the Decision for amending art.19 paragraph.(8) of GD nr. 1179/2014 on setting up a state aid scheme in the animal sector.
This regulation is establishing an increase of the state aid for the year 2021, from 40 to 70 million lei, which is within the approved limit for the period 2015 – 2022, respectively 759.250.000 lei.
Following this amendment, the share of the amounts by species has been also modified, prorated with the amounts requested by the initial annual requests, respectively 30.817.000 lei for bovine, porks and horses and 39.183.000 lei for the species sheeps and goats.
Funds shall be provided from the state budget, within the budgetary allocations approved for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for 2021.
The state aid scheme has the objective to cover the administrative costs related to the preparation and maintenance of the genealogical register, as well as those related to the tests for determining the genetic quality or the genetic output of the livestock.
Aids are provided in the form of subsidy services provided to individual and family companies, authorized persons owning a producer certificate, as well as to legal companies acting in the field of animal growth.
The state aid amounts to: