Organic Rules and Certification

Certification subsidies, Direction Régionale de l'Agriculture et de la Forêt, Bretagne, France, 2009 Direction régionale de l'agriculture et de la forêt, Bretagne, France, 2009

Certification subsidies, Direction Régionale de l'Agriculture et de la Forêt, Bretagne, France, 2009 Direction régionale de l'agriculture et de la forêt, Bretagne, France, 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

Bretagne

Name of the authority/body

Direction Régionale de l'Agriculture et de la Forêt, Bretagne, (Regional Directorate for Agriculture and Forestry in the Region of Brittany)

Address

15 Avenue de Cucillé FR-35047 Rennes Cedex 9 France

Phone

+33 (0)299 28 21 00

E-mail

draaf-bretagne@agriculture.gouv.fr

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://draf.bretagne.agriculture.gouv.fr/

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

First year certified organic farmers in conversion. They have to committ themselves to remain into the organic certification system for at least 3 years.

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

40% of the annual fee for the first year of conversion up to a maximum of 1000 €.

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

Rural Development Plan, 2007-2013, measure 132

Links to information about subsidies

http://www.bretagne.pref.gouv.fr/sections/europe/programmes_2007-2013/feader/, http://draf.bretagne.agriculture.gouv.fr/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=74

Comments

The subsidies for payment of the certification fee for the first year of conversion to organic farming is paied to promote the entrance of new farmers to the organic farming scheme.

Certification Systems Overview:Certification subsidies
Certification by country:France
Operators:Farmers and horticulturists
Item type:Certification - Subsidies
ID Code:1955
Deposited By:Samanta Rosi Bellière
Deposited On:09 Aug 2010 12:45
Last Modified:27 Sep 2010 16:06

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