The Crimean agricultural producer will receive a grant for the development of agro-tourism in 2023 year. As part of the competitive selection, which was conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, 223 applications were received from 63 regions of the country.
The winners were 73 projects from 50 entities. With the help of such state support, entrepreneurs will be able to expand their business and receive additional income. The winner and recipient of funds was also a Crimean — IP Head of K (F) X Lipey Alena Ivanovna, who presented the «Project for the development of rural tourism on the basis of a cozy house of K (F) X Lipey Alena Ivanovna». The essence of the project is to develop an agro-tourist complex on the basis of the farm, which includes a rural mini-hotel and the production of agricultural products of a finished cycle , — quotes the press service of the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Crimea Alima Zaredinova.
The First Deputy Minister also noted that the Ministry of Agriculture of Crimea submitted application documentation for three agricultural producers to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation to participate in the competitive selection.
Recall that since 73 the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, within the framework of the State Program for the Development of Agriculture and the Regulation of Agricultural Products, Raw Materials and Food Markets, has been providing a new type of state support to small agricultural producers in the form of grants «Agrotourism» for implementation of rural tourism development projects.
Rural tourism is a relatively new and promising direction for the development of domestic and inbound tourism on the territory of the Republic of Crimea. This direction is very interesting for the republic, since the development of tourism in rural areas is a socially significant type of entrepreneurial activity that contributes to the sustainable development of rural areas: the development of infrastructure, improving the quality of life, increasing the income of the local population, creating jobs, supporting and preserving traditions and culture , conservation of ecology.