Producer Groups and Organisations Department

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

Rural Development Programme 2014-2020:

setting up of producer groups and producer organisations.

Rural Development Programme 2007-2013:

agricultural producer groups.


Rural Development Plan 2004-2006

Organisation of fruit and vegetable market



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.