Support for agriculture
The Municipality of Tivat has been implementing a program of incentive measures in agriculture for several years, expanding the set of measures to support agricultural producers.
In line with the Agricultural Incentive Plan support increased from six measures in 2011, to eleven in 2020.
It is about co-financing projects in the field of agriculture and tourism and for landscaping, gardens, meadows or lookouts within the household that is in the function of providing tourist and / or catering services in the rural area of Tivat, as well as equipping catering, tourist or accommodation facility in the function of providing tourist and / or catering services in the rural area of the municipality of Tivat.
The municipality financially supports and prepares project documentation for the renovation of existing ruined houses and the remains of rural houses for the purpose of providing tourist and / or catering services in the rural areas of the municipalities.
Support is also provided for the development of fruit and vineyard production, olive growing, vegetable and flower production, beekeeping, animal husbandry, organic agriculture, fishing and mariculture, and the management of green waste from agricultural production.
Public calls are published within the Decision on Incentives in Agricultural Development and the Plan of Incentive Measures in Agriculture for 2020, which determine the conditions, criteria and manner of application.
As of this year, a new support has been introduced - for poultry farming. Also, for the beekeeping sector, it is possible to purchase additional equipment for the maintenance of locations where the apiary is located. A new measure in the field of rural tourism for project documentation - the development of a project for the renovation of existing ruined houses and the remains of rural houses in order to provide tourist and / or catering services in rural areas of municipalities.
New subsidies, as well as the improvement of existing measures, result in continuous cooperation and communication with agricultural producers at the local level.
The Plan changed the procedure for using incentive measures this year, having in mind the new situation due to the epidemic of the new coronavirus in Montenegro, and in order to help agricultural producers as much as possible, .
It is possible to pay in advance support for measures through which the procurement of certain funds, equipment, machinery and the like. This facilitation procedure allows farmers to have easier access to the necessary financial resources and incentives to maintain and not accept agricultural holdings.