The Secretariat for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development informs natural persons (agricultural producers, who are the bearers of family farms), legal entities (micro and small enterprises), established or operating in rural areas, as well as other interested persons, that the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, on June 23, 2021 published the First Public Call for Allocation of Support Funds for Measure 7

"Farm Diversification and Business Development", sub-measure 7.1 "Investment Support for Rural Tourism Development" of the Program for Development of Agriculture and Rural Areas of Montenegro under IPARD II 2014-2020.

Public call details:

Competent institution: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management

Published: 06/23/2021.

Deadline: 31.08.2021.

Title: FIRST IPARD Public call for support to rural tourism.

Type: public.

Total funds: 6,080,000 euros.

Amount of individual support: 10,000-150,000 euros.

Intended for: Natural persons as holders of a family farm registered in the reg. farms no later than the day of publication of the Public Invitation, provided that the investment is realized exclusively in rural areas above 600m above sea level; Micro and small legal entities in accordance with the law governing accounting, which are established or operate in rural areas, provided that the investment is realized exclusively in rural areas above 600m above sea level

It can be invested in: Construction and / or reconstruction and / or equipping of catering facilities to provide accommodation, facilities for preparing food, drinks and beverages, arranging tourist infrastructure (theme and amusement parks, golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools, entertainment- recreational trails or paths-trim trails, lookouts, panoramic trails, cycling and hiking trails); construction and / or reconstruction of plants, installation and / or procurement of equipment for the use of renewable energy sources - photovoltaic systems; procurement of equipment and devices for waste and wastewater treatment

The attachments to this Public Invitation are available on the websites of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management - www.gov.me/mpsv and www.ipard.gov.me and are an integral part of this Public Invitation.

Information regarding this Public Invitation is also available on the contact telephone number of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management - Payments Directorate: 020-672-026, or 067-205-790, as well as the contact telephone number of the Directorate for Rural Development: 020-482-115, or 020-482-150.

The request for the allocation of support funds is submitted between June 23 and August 31, 2021.