Public call for investments in processing capacities and marketing of agri-food products

As a part of the EU4AGRI, EU4AGRI-Recovery, and EU4BusinessRecovery projects, funded by the European Union, a Public call for investments in processing capacities and marketing of agri-food products in Bosnia and Herzegovina was published today.

Through this public call, worth 3 million BAM, the European Union will support investments in the processing capacities of the agri-food industry through the introduction of innovations and development of new and/or improvement of existing products, marketing tools, and ensuring business continuity and safe and healthy working environment in BiH.

The deadline for submitting applications is December 3, 2021, by 5:00 p.m.

Who can apply?

Crafts, entrepreneurs, cooperatives and companies that are actively involved in winemaking, processing of olives, fruits, vegetables, milk, meat, egg processing or processing and canning of fish, processing of cereals, mushrooms, herbs, herbs, and honey, can apply for this public call.

Support funds per application can range from 30,000 BAM to 300,000 BAM (excluding VAT). For each project, the applicant must provide its own co-financing in the amount of at least 35% of the total amount of the proposed investment, while 65% of the investment costs are financed by the European Union through this public call.

In the following period, we will organize info sessions via the EU4AGRI Facebook page. The exact date of the info session will be announced later.

Info sessions organized by the EU4AGRI project through its EU4AGRI Facebook page are the only official information sessions where those interested can get accurate and relevant information on ongoing public calls. The EU4AGRI project does not support or approve info sessions regarding public calls organized outside the official Facebook page of the project. The EU4AGRI project is not responsible for the accuracy of information obtained through other channels (info sessions of other organizations or associations, education, etc.).

Additional questions regarding this call can be submitted via the question form on the project website https://eu4agri.ba/postavi-pitanje in the period from 18.10. to 11/14/2021 years. All questions received before or after the deadline will not be answered.

If you have difficulty downloading or opening documents/forms, as well as for any additional questions regarding this call, you can contact us by e-mail, with a clear name of the call in the subject of the message, at the following e-mail address: info@eu4agri.ba.

Through the EU4AGRI project, 45 investments of BiH farmers and companies with investments worth a total of KM 10.7 million have been supported so far, of which KM 6.3 million was financed by the EU
Under EU4AGRI, the EU provides support to strengthen the competitiveness of agriculture and rural development in BiH. Through EU4AGRI-Recovery, the EU supports Bosnia and Herzegovina in mitigating the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agri-food companies and rural tourism operators, and ensuring the continuity of their operations, while EU4BusinessRecovery reduces the consequences of the pandemic on agricultural and tourism companies. , micro, small and medium enterprises. The European Union has set aside 38m euros for all three projects.

The projects are implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in partnership with the Czech Development Agency (for EU4AGRI and EU4AGRI-Recovery) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the International Labor Organization (ILO) (for EU4BusinessRecovery).

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