Operational Programme Fisheries of the Slovak Republic 2007-2013


Besides the rural development programme, the agency also implements the SR FOP 2007 – 2013 (hereinafter referred to as FOP)
FOP provides great opportunities to all potential recipients who are pisciculturists, processors of fishery products and aquaculture.
The FOP is relevant to areas out of the convergence objective and to the areas out of convergence objective in compliance with the Council regulation (EC) n° 1198/2006 of 27 July 2006 on the European Fisheries Fund within the SR conditions, NUTS III areas with a GDP per inhabitant measured by the parity of the purchasing power and calculated on the basis of the Community data for the period 2000 – 2002 which is less than 75% in the EU25 fall under the convergence objective.
In order to fulfil the FOP objective to reach a sustainable and competitivefisheries sector, a public grant for the period 2007 – 2013 has been grantedto the Slovak Republic.
The public grant is composed of the European Fisheries Fund and the SR state budget covers the priority axis and within which the measures:
Priority axis 2
Aquaculture, processing and marketing of fishery and aquaculture products
Measure n° 2.1 Investments in aquaculture
Measure n° 2.2 Investments in processing and marketing of fishery and aquaculture products
Priority axis 3
Measures of common interest
Measure n° 3.1 Organisation of producers
Measure n° 3.2 Support and development of new market
Priority axis 5
Technical assistance