European Union Aid Programme
for Turkish Cypriot community
Support for investment in agriculture

Support for investment in agriculture – Rural Development 4 Grant Scheme deadline for submission of Full Application forms: 16 September 2019 (13:00 Cyprus time)

The European Commission has launched a EUR 5 million call for proposals to support agricultural investments in the Turkish Cypriot community.


The EU financed Grant Scheme aims to increase the competitiveness of the rural economy in the Turkish Cypriot community by improving crop and animal production, whilst promoting the sustainable use of natural resources.  It will target farmers, irrigation unions and agricultural cooperatives.

The Call for Proposals is divided into two lots:

Lot 1: Improving crop production

Lot 2: Improving animal production


The deadline for submission of proposals is 24 December 2018, 13:00 (Cyprus time). 


The Guidelines for Applicants and application package are available at the following link!

Corrigendum No.1 is published on 30 November 2018 for a change on Guidelines & Concept Notes. Corrigendum No. 2 was published on 13 December 2018. Please see them below: Unofficial Turkish translation of the corrigenda published on 30 November 2018 and 13 December 2018 could be found below: Also, Questions and Answers document has been published on 13 December 2018 and translated unofficially into Turkish:  

Only for Information

Please find below the unofficial Turkish translation of the Guidelines and Concept Note below:

Guidelines – Unofficial TR translation

Concept Note – Unofficial TR translation

Questions may be sent by e-mail no later than 21 days before the deadline for the submission of concept notes to the address below, indicating clearly the reference of the call for proposals: E-mail address: SRSS-CYPRUS-SETTLEMENT-SUPPORT-RD@EC.EUROPA.EU

 Please contact EU Grant Support Office for support on PADOR & PROSPECT via 2283260 or

Also, you may find detailed information on PADOR & PROSPECT from the links below:

Farm Advisory Services consultation meetings on Concept Note preparation will be organised starting from 19 November for free of charge in 8 project support stations.

Please contact them to get appointment:


More information can be found here.