Organic Rules and Certification

Certification subsidies, Ministry of Agriculture, Sweden, 2010

Certification subsidies, Ministry of Agriculture, Sweden, 2010. [Certification - Subsidies ]

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Level of competence of the authority responsible for certification subsidies

National

Name of the authority/body

Jordbrugksdepartementet, (Ministry of Agriculture)

Address

Fredsgatan 8, SE-103 33 Stockholm, Sweden

Phone

+46 (0)8 405 1000

E-mail

registrator@agriculture.ministry.se

Links to authority/body web page and further information

http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/1473

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

Certified organic farmers and farmers certified according to the quality food scheme, "Svensk Sigill". (www.svensktsigill.se)

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

The funding is given as a lump sum per enterprise. The amount given depends on the number of farmers applying for funding, as there is a limited budget. In 2008 the support per farm was 489 € (4400 SEK).

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

The support is given according to Article 69 in EC REg. 1782/2003.

Links to information about subsidies

http://www2.ekolantbruk.se/pdf/8667.pdf, http://www2.ekolantbruk.se/pdf/7163.pdf

Certification Systems Overview:Certification subsidies
Certification by country:Sweden
Operators:Farmers and horticulturists
Item type:Certification - Subsidies
ID Code:2131
Deposited By:Mrs. Lizzie Melby Jespersen
Deposited On:27 Aug 2010 13:25
Last Modified:27 Aug 2010 13:25

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