Support of organic agriculture in Moldova
- Identification number: 03/2013/04
- Total anticipated budget:
- Implementation period: 2011 - 2013
- Project location: Moldova
- Sector: Agriculture and Forestry
- Grant, public tender and budgetary measure within the project:
Grant: Support of organic agriculture in Moldova
Implementation period: 2011-2013
Implementing partner: Caritas CZ
Budget for the year 2011: 1 200 000 CZK
Budget for the year 2012: 2 000 000 CZK
Budget for the year 2013: 2 945 000 CZK
The development objective of this ODA project, implemented in cooperation with Moldovan Non-Governmental Organization ProRuralInvest, was to strengthen the competitiveness and efficiency of small and medium farmers. Specific targets included improving farmer’s competitiveness and market integration, as well as a providing more general support to organic agriculture sector in Moldova and opening up a path for its integration into the European market with organic products.
Over the course of the project, producers of agricultural crops have been trained in farming techniques complying with the principles of organic agriculture, and in the formulation of marketing strategies and business plans. Examples of good practice in improving competitiveness and efficiency through organic production have been disseminated to the target group and also presented to Moldovan professional public.