Organic Rules and Certification

Certification subsidies, Region of Sicily, Italy, 2009

Certification subsidies, Region of Sicily, Italy, 2009. [Certification - Subsidies ]

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Level of competence of the authority responsible for certification subsidies


Name of the region(s) for regional authorities


Name of the authority/body

Regione Siciliana, Assessorato all'Agricoltura, Region of Sicily, Department of Agriculture)


Viale Regione Siciliana, Palermo, Italy


+39 091 7076237


Links to authority/body web page and further information

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Giuseppe Morale; E-mail:

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

Farmers that are in the regional list on organic operators can get support for payment of certification costs

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

100% of the total annual fee. Maximum € 3000/year

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

Measure 132 (Participation of farmers in food quality schemes) under the rural development program running for the period 2007-2013

Links to information about subsidies


It is not a requirement to get subsidies for payment of the certification costs that the farmers commit themselves to apply the organic farming method for a specific period of time.

Certification Systems Overview:Certification subsidies
Certification by country:Italy
Operators:Farmers and horticulturists
Item type:Certification - Subsidies
ID Code:1778
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:22 Jul 2009 17:04
Last Modified:03 Dec 2010 14:38

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