Strategic Plan of Common Agricultural Policy 2023-2027
The Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union is implemented in Cyprus through the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Strategic Plan 2023-2027, which has been prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment and has been approved by the European Commission.
The CAP Strategic Plan is implemented gradually from January 1, 2023 through the announcements of the individual interventions. It includes among others, subsides (per hectare), subsides for investments in the agricultural sector and in the processing of agricultural products, subsides for young people to set up in the agricultural sector, a multitude of environmental and climate interventions, as well as animal welfare interventions.
The CAP Strategic Plan addresses different categories of beneficiaries, such as farmers, producer groups, businesses, individuals, local authorities, partnerships, government departments and other bodies.
The announcements of the interventions included in the CAP Strategic Plan and all the accompanying material (information guides, applications, application deadlines) will receive wide publicity through multiple communication and information dissemination channels (internet, press releases, information sessions).
The total budget of the CAP Strategic Plan 2023-2027 amounts to €454.9M, of which €373.8M concerns the European contribution and €81.1M the National one.