Delegation of the European Union to Armenia

Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI)

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Agriculture and Food Safety

This project will contribute to implement the Armenian Sustainable Agricultural Development Strategy by supporting the revision of the Law on organic agriculture and other regulatory documents; promoting organic extension services, developing curricula and a state-of-the-art textbook; providing small-grants scheme for farmers seeking to start, diversify or expand organic production; providing bigger grants to already established organic farmers, raising awareness about organic production and products and increasing market access for producers. Focus on involving women farmers, farmers’ groups, co-operatives and processors, youth and other vulnerable groups.

EU contribution: € 2 800 000 (85%)

Implementing organisation: Austrian Development Agency (ADA)

Duration: 36 months | September 2015 – August 2018

Location: All marzes/regions of Armenia

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