Organic Rules and Certification

Certification subsidies, Ministerium für Umwelt und Naturschutz, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 2009

Certification subsidies, Ministerium für Umwelt und Naturschutz, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 2009. [Certification - Subsidies ]

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Level of competence of the authority responsible for certification subsidies

Regional

Name of the region(s) for regional authorities

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Name of the authority/body

Ministerium für Umwelt und Naturschutz, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Address

DE-40476 Düsseldorf, Germany

Phone

+49 (0)211 4566-0

E-mail

poststelle@munlv.nrw.de

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.munlv.nrw.de

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

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Type of support - who can get support for certification and on which conditions

Support is available for farmers on a per hectar basis (35 €/year). The grant for the control costs is limited to a maximum of 530 € per farmer per year. Support is given to certified organic farmers, who are bound to a control period of at least five years.

Level of subsidies for payment of certification and/or inspection for the various operator types in national currency

Only farmers can get support for payment of the organic certification costs

Name of the subsidy scheme and the period it runs for:

NRW-Programm Ländlicher Raum, running for the period 2007–2013

Links to information about subsidies

http://www.oekolandbau.nrw.de/fachinfo/foerderung/foerderung_oekolandbau.html, http://www.oekolandbau.de/erzeuger/oekonomie/foerderung/foerder-uebersicht-oeko-landbau-in-den-bundeslaendern/

Certification Systems Overview:Certification subsidies
Certification by country:Germany
Operators:Farmers and horticulturists
Item type:Certification - Subsidies
ID Code:1728
Deposited By:Alexander Zorn
Deposited On:27 Jul 2009 16:00
Last Modified:11 Oct 2010 13:38

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