Next year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development will have financial resources of more than 2 million euros in favor of the protected sectors: agriculture and the forest.
To support production, agro-industry, agricultural organizations and rural development, € 1,362 million of public funds will be available, 699 of which will be fully funded by the European Union and € 663 million will be supported with national co-financing.
For the financing and activities of the Ministry of Agriculture 657 million euros will be available, distributed among the 9 General or equivalent Directorates, the 7 Autonomous Funds and Autonomous Services and EDIA, Development Company and Infrastructure of Alqueva.
To these amounts are added the budgets of the companies and cooperative of public interest, which are outside the budgetary perimeter: Companhia das Lezírias, Florestgal, Parques de Sintra – Monte da Lua and the National Tapa of Mafra. In addition, the financial allocation resulting from the European Investment Bank loan to finance part of the National Irrigation Program.