Agricultural entrepreneurs can access the loan pursuant to article 2135 of the civil code. They must have the following characteristics:
a) registration in the Business Register with code ATECO 01.4 "Animal breeding" or ATECO 01.5 "Agricultural crops associated with animal breeding (mixed activity)";
b) possession of animals in the company assets registered in the national register (BDN).
The purpose is to provide the widest possible support to companies affected by the effects of the war in Ukraine, and that these effects are distributed evenly with respect to potential beneficiaries, no selection criteria have been set. Therefore, all beneficiaries who meet the eligibility conditions will be eligible for funding.
At the time of submitting the application for support, the beneficiary must meet the following eligibility requirements:
1). be in business:
- possession of the stable code detectable by BDN (National Data Bank), referring to the stables present in the territory of the Puglia Region
- possession of the ATECO code: 01.4 and 01.5;
- registration at the Chamber of Commerce;
2). not be in difficulty, pursuant to article 2, point 14, of Regulation (EU) no. 702/2014 of the Commission, of 25 June 2014, to 31 December 2019;
3). be in compliance with all legislative obligations towards social security institutions, as attested by the Single Document of Contribution Regularity (D.U.R.C.);
4). comply with the Cross-compliance Rules, which include a set of Criteria (CGO) and Standards (BCAA) for a farm management that respects the environment and pays attention to the wholesomeness of the products and the well-being of the farmed animals;
5). not having committed defaults/violations of the mandatory rules against Xylella (Regional Law 04/19/2021, n. 6, art. 3);
6). absence of serious crimes against the state and the EU.
The funding covers 100% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of 15,000 euros per beneficiary.