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Measure 01 – Knowledge transfer and information actions

Shares of knowledge transfer and information actions on accompanying measures to increase competitiveness and diversification of agriculture and the need for restructuring and modernization of the agricultural sector, encouraging market oriented businesses processing and marketing of agricultural products, increasing requirements for a wide and diverse economic and financial skills and management and those related to the objective of sustainable land management and environmental protection, application of environmentally friendly technologies and practices, best practices for agricultural production and use of renewable energy.

This measure consists of two sub- measures:

Sub- measure 1.1. “Support for training and acquiring knowledge”

1. Description of the action
Within this sub-measure aims to improve basic skills and knowledge among farmers, including the environment and climate as well as people working in the food industry (in terms of management, marketing, processing, food safety and hygiene, standards etc.) and promotion of research results and innovation through training actions and acquisition of knowledge.

2. Operations / Actions eligible for support

Sub-measure supports the training courses of short duration depending on the level of training of young farmers and farmers managing small and family farms and the theme of the training program.

3. Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries are training providers.

4. Eligible expenditure

a. Expenses provider fees (including accommodation, meals and transport);
b. Expenses for the implementation of actions, as follows:
-accommodation, meals and transport participants; teaching materials and supplies;
-rental of equipment needed;
-renting places for training activities.
c. Other expenses strictly related to the implementation of vocational training.

5. Eligibility

-The applicant is in the category of eligible beneficiaries

-Applicant is a legal entity formed under the laws of Romania;

-The applicant has joined its staff or qualified in the appropriate fields themes provided as follows: has sufficient permanent staff graduate degree in relevant fields of action; ensure at least 1/3 of project staff; 1:50% of project staff received training to improve skills in the last 7 years, or hold Masters / PhD / academic rank.

-The applicant has access to a specific activity training appropriate logistics;

-The applicant has the financial and technical capacity needed to conduct specific training;

-The applicant is not in financial difficulty.

6. Amounts and support rates applicable

Public aid granted under this measure is 100% of the total eligible costs. The project will be determined in proportion to the (territorial scope, target group, thematic) at which it will be implemented (national, regional or county

Sub-measure 1.2. “Support for demonstration and information”

1. Description of the action
The aim is to raise awareness support of people employed in agriculture and food on: specific areas in which it operates and other areas as environmental protection or other areas of interest by offering demonstration activities and information actions.

2. Operations / Actions eligible for support:
Manifestation demonstration will be achieved through practical sessions to demonstrate new technologies, the use of new equipment and machines, new methods of crop protection and production techniques. The activity can take place on a farm or in other locations, Cumar as research centers, exhibitions, fairs, etc.

-information actions: activities to disseminate information on agriculture, environment, agri-food sector in order to realize the target group for the work done on relevant knowledge in the workplace.

3. Beneficiaries
Beneficiaries are public entities and / or private, including their associations whose object of activity information / demonstration and / or dissemination.

4. Eligible expenditure
a. Expenses provider fees (including accommodation, meals and transport);
b. Expenses for the implementation of actions, as follows:
-accommodation, meals and transport participants
-teaching materials and supplies;
-materials information and promotion;
-rental of equipment needed;
-renting places for training activities.
c. Other expenses strictly related to the implementation of information and demonstration.

5. Eligibility

-The applicant falls into the category of eligible beneficiaries;
-Applicant is a legal entity formed under the laws in force in Romania;
-The applicant has provided the objects of specific activity;
-The applicant has joined its staff or trained in appropriate fields of the topics covered;
-The applicant has access to adequate logistics specific activity;
-The applicant has the financial and technical capacity required for the conduct of specific information;
-The applicant is not in financial difficulty;

6. Amounts and support rates applicable
Public support grant awarded under this measure is 100% of the total eligible costs. The project will be determined in proportion to the (territorial scope, target group, thematic) at which it will be implemented (national, regional or county).

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