Delegation of the European Union to Armenia

Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI)

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Sustainable agriculture and rural development

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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