Organic Rules and Certification

Certification subsidies, Region of Tuscany, Italy, 2009

Certification subsidies, Region of Tuscany, Italy, 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

Toscana

Name of the authority/body

Regione Toscana, Assessorato all'Agricoltu, (Region of Tuscany, Department of Agriculture)

Address

Via di Novoli 26, IT-50127 Firenze, Italy

Phone

+39 055 4383761

E-mail

psr@regione.toscana.it

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.regione.toscana.it

Contact person (name, phone, email) if possible

Lorenzo Drosera, email psr@regione.toscana.it

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

Farmers, who are included in the regional list on organic farmers can get support for payment of the annual certification and inspection fees.

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

Farmers can get support for 70% of the total annual fee up to a maximum of 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 plan, which is running for the period 2007-2013

Links to information about subsidies

http://www.regione.toscana.it/regione/export/RT/sito-RT/Contenuti/sezioni/agricoltura/sviluppo_rurale/rubriche/piani_progetti/visualizza_asset.html_1286010973.html

Comments

there is no specific period that the farmer needs to committ himself to apply the organic method of production in order to get support for covering of certification costs

Certification Systems Overview:Certification subsidies
Certification by country:Italy
Operators:Farmers and horticulturists
Item type:Certification - Subsidies
ID Code:1779
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:14 Aug 2009 15:03
Last Modified:03 Dec 2010 12:33

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