Premium Schemes Department

Department responsible for tasks relative to the use of funds under the following support mechanisms:

Rural Development Programme 2014-2020:

development of agricultural holdings and economic activities.

Rural Development Programme 2007-2013:

setting up of young farmers, early retirement scheme, advisory services for farmers and forest owners.


Rural Development Plan 2004-2006:

adaptation of farms to EU standards, early retirement scheme, semi-subsistence farms


Tasks performed include e.g. preparation and updating of procedures and application forms, interpreting legal provisions, updating Regional Offices on procedures, informing beneficiaries on the rules of applying for support, preparing financial documents under early retirement scheme, examining appeals against administrative decisions issued by Regional Offices.