National Paying Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania

About us

Activities

The National Paying Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter – the Agency) is the only accredited institution managing the measures of support for agriculture, rural development and fisheries.
 
The main tasks of the Agency are as follows:
  • To manage state and European Union (EU) support for agriculture, rural development and fisheries as well as ensure the control of their use;
  • To implement agricultural, rural development and fisheries support measures;
  • To ensure the development of a system for the management of EU support for agriculture, rural development and fisheries;
  • To participate in the implementation of an integrated management and control system;
  • To participate in the introduction and implementation of a system for the management of EU Common Agricultural Policy measures;
  • To prepare reports on EU funds used and submit these reports to the European Commission (EC), the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania, and other institutions.
 
The main activities of the Agency are as follows:
  • Management of support (acceptance and evaluation of documents, support payments and use of funds control);
  • Publicity of support (TV broadcasts, press, events, seminars, conferences, training);
  • Participation in the legislative process;
  • Development of electronic services;
  • Performance reports;
  • Participation in the European Commission Meetings analysing information and proposals made by the Commission regarding development of e-services and possibilities to reduce administrative burden for the applicants;
  • Active cooperation with the social partners.
 
Programmes/measures administered by the Agency:
  • Direct payments;
  • Rural development measures;
  • Fisheries sector measures;
  • Foreign trade mechanisms;
  • National support schemes;
  • Beekeeping sector support;
  • Support schemes for fruits and vegetables growers groups.
The Agency manages over 200 support measures and activities. Its customers are more than 175,000 applicants and beneficiaries who receive over EUR 800 million of support each year.
 
Last updated: 2018-04-12 08:56