PDR 2020 opens line of support for agriculture and village renewal

Vicentina will promote clarification sessions in Silves, Monchique, Aljezur, Bensafrim, Vila do Bispo and Alvor

The application period for the 30 Rural Development Program is open until 2020 September, for projects related to investments in agriculture, processing and marketing, the renovation of villages and the promotion of local products.

The association Vicentina – Association for the Development of the Southwest, as the managing entity of the ADERE 2020 GAL, revealed that there are five lines of support with open applications: “Simplified Regime for Investment in Agricultural Explorations” (; “Small Investments in Transformation and Marketing” (; “Diversification of Activities on Agricultural Holdings” (; Promotion of Local Quality Products (; and "Renovation of Villages" (

Vicentina will promote dissemination and clarification sessions between 29 and 31 July, in six municipalities in the Barlavento Algarvio region.

On the 29th, at 10:30 am, a session will be held in Silves at the Association of Irrigants and Beneficiaries of Silves, Lagoa and Portimão. On the same day, from 14 pm, Vicentina's elements will be at the Main Hall of Monchique Town Hall.

On the 30th of July, at 10 am, there is a session at the Paços do Concelho de Aljezur, followed by a meeting with potential candidates at the Vicentina premises, in Bensafrim, municipality of Lagos, at 30 pm.

On the 31st, similar initiatives will be promoted in the auditorium of the Cultural Center of Vila do Bispo and in the Parish Council of Alvor, municipality of Portimão, at 10:30 and 14:00, respectively.