The Communiqué on Implementation Principles on Supporting Investments in Beekeeping, Silkworm, Goose and Turkey Breeding was published in the Official Gazette and entered into force.
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr. Bekir Pakdemirli stated that within the scope of the communique, 50% grant support will be given to beekeeping projects, 75% to goose and turkey breeding projects, and 100% to silkworm projects.
Stating that grants will be given to producers who want to produce bee products such as royal jelly, pollen and propolis within the framework of beekeeping support, Minister Pakdemirli said, “Our Bee Farmers or Honey Producers Association member producers who have 50 or more beehives and are registered in the Bee Registration System for at least 3 years will be able to apply for this support. 50% grant support will be given to machinery, tools, equipment and mobile beekeepers to be used in the production of bee products ”.
Minister Pakdemirli emphasized that 100% grant support will be given to real and legal persons engaged in silkworm cultivation, construction of a mulberry orchard, construction of silkworm feeding house, machinery, tools and equipment within the scope of supports for silkworm farming and said, “Within the scope of Breeding and Commercial Goose and Commercial Turkey Breeding Supports, 1.000-capacity breeders 500% grant support will be given to the investments of goose, 1.000-capacity commercial goose or 75-capacity commercial turkey enterprises. The grant support will be applied for the construction of new poultry and hatcheries in breeding goose enterprises, for the purchase of machinery, tools and equipment, and for the purchase of new poultry construction, machinery, tools and equipment in commercial goose and turkey enterprises ”.
Stating that the applications will be made through the Provincial / District Directorates of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Minister Pakdemirli added that the criteria and technical details regarding the investment will be specified in the application guide to be published on the website of the Ministry.