PUBLIC CALL FOR IMPROVEMENT OF EFFICIENCY OF INDUSTRIAL RESOURCES AND CIRCULAR VALUE CHAINS IN AGRI-FOOD SECTOR
As part of the EU4AGRI-Recovery project, funded by the European Union, a Public Call has been announced on Thursday, 01 September 2022 for allocation of grants as a measure of support to investments for improvement of industrial resource efficiency and circular value chains in the agri-food sector.
With this Public Call, the European Union will support the agri-food businesses wishing to direct their operations to resource-efficient and cleaner production through green, digital and circular business models with a view to achieving sustainable agriculture, controlled use of natural resources and introduction of good practices.
Who can apply to this Public Call?
Crafts, private entrepreneurs, cooperatives and micro, small and medium enterprises dealing with farm product processing or primary agricultural production, which were registered at least one year prior to the date of this Public Call, may apply.
Total available funds for this Public Call amount to BAM 2.8 million, and the grant per application will range between BAM 20.000 and 80.000. Mandatory co-financing by applicants is 15 percent of the total value of eligible project costs.
The Public Call has been announced on 01 September 2022, and applications may be submitted as from 05 September 2022. The deadline for submission of applications ends at 17:00 hours on 14 October 2022.
Applications must be submitted only through an electronic application submission system at https://javnipoziv.undp.ba/, provided by the EU4AGRI project. Applications submitted in any other form (e-mail, post, fax etc.) will not be accepted nor will they be taken into consideration.
All those interested my access the Public Call via the project’s official website at www.eu4agri.ba.
The Public Call will be promoted via the social networks and through info sessions to be held in a number of cities across BiH. The venue and time of the info sessions will be announced on the project’s official website at www.eu4agri.ba.
In addition, information sessions and online interactive consultations for potential applicants will be organized as long as this Public Call remains open.
“The European Union’s Support to Recovery and Resilience of Agriculture and Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, EU4AGRI-Recovery, is a 2.5-year initiative aimed at supporting Bosnia and Herzegovina in mitigating economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agri-food businesses and rural tourism operators and ensuring continuity of their operations.
The EUR 5 million-worth U4AGRI-Recovery project is funded by the European Union and is implemented jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Czech Development Agency (CzDA). The project is complementary to the EU4AGRI project (2020-2024).
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