Within the project "Restoration of Strumica river basin", gardeners and fruit growers, winners of equipment for the introduction of modern agri-environmental measures from the third cycle of trainings, today (August 11, 2020) had the opportunity to receive part of the equipment which contained electric scissors, rotary tillers, inter row rotary tillers, mounted atomizers and more.
The total amount of one grant is 5.000 euros, and in this cycle, by participating in specialized trainings and by testing, 50 grantees were selected, out of which 20 fruit growers and 30 gardeners.
The project is implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in partnership with the Centre for Development of the South-East Planning Region, municipalities from the Basin and other relevant institutions, and is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
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