During this campaign, more than 7,411 million euros of the CAP grants have been paid, which means 480 million euros more than the payments of the previous campaign, mainly thanks to the increase that has occurred in the execution of the programs rural development FEADER fund and in certain measures of the first pillar.

First pillar support

In relation to the aid of first pillar (FEAGA fund), accumulated from October 16, 2018 until October 15, 2019, a total of 5,692.76 million euros have been paid, representing 111 million more than in the 2017 campaign. This increase has been basically due to the complementary payment to the young farmers, the fruit and vegetable operational programs and the Support program for the wine sector (PASS). The objective of these grants is the maintenance of farmers' income and the regulation of agricultural markets.

The distribution of this overall figure by aid schemes is as follows:

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

With respect to EAFRD aid, mainly aimed at structural measures, in relation to Total Public Expenditure (GPT), contemplated in the rural development programs for the 2014-2020 period, the payments made amount to 1,719.56 million euros, what supposes 369 million more than the paid date in the previous exercise. The distribution of this global figure by measures is as follows:
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According to the values ​​in this table, the payments corresponding to measure 04 stand out, Investments in physical assets, with 546.22 million euros, which represents 31.76% of the total; followed by measure 10, Agroambiente and climate, with 227.46 million, which represents 13.22% of the total; measure 8, Investments in forest zone development and forest viability, with 226.31 million, representing 13.16% of the total; measure 11, Organic farming, with 158.66 million; measure 06, Development of farms and companies, with 153.59 million euros and measure 19, Aid for local development of LEADER, with 151.2 million euros.

The pace of execution of these measures has increased considerably compared to the previous campaign because the Rural Development Programs (RDPs), national and autonomous communities, are already fully operational after the first years in which They launched each of the measures included in them, and published the corresponding calls for aid that have been paid in this campaign.

The CAP payments provide a fundamental support to the income of the more than 700,000 farmers and ranchers who receive them and also allow the implementation of structural policies in rural areas.

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