20 agricultural enterprises became participants in the grant program for creating gardens worth UAH 75.2 million
As of August 26, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has already signed 20 ordinances on granting subsidies for the creation or development of horticulture, berry cultivation and viticulture . We remind you that the project is implemented within the framework of the government program “eRobota”.
In the world ranking, Ukraine occupies a high position in horticulture. For example, in terms of the area of perennial plantations, it is the 35th stage, and its share in agricultural land is the 145th position.
Currently, 20 agricultural enterprises from 10 regions (Lviv region, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Odessa region, Kyiv region, Bukovina, Cherkasy region, Rivne region, Volhynia and Zakarpattia, Khmelnytsky) will cultivate orchards with an area of 1.34 to 25 hectares in their regions. The amounts of subsidies to farmers range from UAH 360,000 to UAH 10 million per beneficiary. The total area of the plantations is 257.44 hectares. The total amount of the grant is 75 million 208 thousand UAH.
In total, Oschad Bank received information on 115 applications, 80 of which were positive.
In total, Bank Oschad provided:
- for greenhouses, 16 positive answers and 13 negative answers;
- 64 positives and 20 negatives per garden.
12 companies have already signed the grant agreement and opened accounts at the bank branch.
In June, the government launched financial support for companies under the government’s “eRobota” program. Entrepreneurs can receive government grants for the training, creation and development of their own business.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy oversees two of them, which relate to the development of horticulture, berry cultivation and viticulture and greenhouse cultivation.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy processes each request within 10 working days of receipt from Bank Oschad.
According to the terms of each of the programs, the participant undertakes to carry out activities for at least 5 years, to pay taxes to the budget, and also to create a certain number of jobs.