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National Paying Agency was visited by guests from Sweden

Category - About NPA

The aim of the visit, that took place in the middle of October, was to get acquainted with the rural development measures in Lithuania and their administration, to discuss the challenges that both countries are facing.


Introduction of e-services is among the priorities of...

Category - About NPA

Last week in Estonia, during the 42 conference of the directors of the EU paying agencies, Lithuania also presented its achievements in delivery of client services using robotic process automation and digitisation.


Advance payments will make 70% of direct support

Category - Direct payments and support for declared areas

On the basis of the decision by the European Commission, Lithuania and the other 9 Member States got permission to pay 70% advance payments for agricultural land areas that are declared and eligible for the direct payments.


Farmers versus civil servants: no red tape anymore

Category - About NPA

A two-day Learning Network meeting, devoted to the introduction of new technologies to simplify the Common Agricultural Reform, was held on 14-15 September at the National Paying Agency, bringing together the Directors of the EU paying agencies and representatives of the European Commission. 


RECAP policy session will be held in Brussels

Category - About NPA

At the end of September of the current year a review meeting will take place in Brussels between the RECAP project team and the European Commission (EC) representatives. 


NPA employees – closer to beneficiaries

Category - About NPA

A few years in a row National Paying Agency is organising external training in accordance with the programme “NPA employees – closer to beneficiaries”.


About Horizon 2020 RECAP project – clearly and concisely

Category - About NPA

Currently the implementation of the RECAP project funded by the EC Horizon 2020 programme (Reinforcing CAP-peRsonalised public sErvices in support of the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy) entered one of its vital phases – preparation for launching a pilot platform.


Achievements of Rural Development Programme 2014–2016

Category - General information

Implementation of the Lithuanian Rural Development Programme for 2014-2020 (the Programme) is well in progress. Farmers are becoming more determined to use support measures of the European Union – this programme gives an opportunity to establish farms, renovate them, create communities and start own business. Ministry of Agriculture does an accurate monitoring of the programme, reacts both to suggestions of the social partners and statistics of applications which shows the real demand of funds and abbilities of farmers.