Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food (MKGP) is among others responsible for Rural Development Programme of the Republic of Slovenia 2014-2020 (RDP). Agri-environment-climate payments (AEC) from RDP are one of the most important sectoral measures for the implementation of the Natura 2000 Management Programme for the period 2015-2020 (PUN). Agri-environment-climate payments are specified in detail in App. 6.1 of PUN, target AEC areas are specified in the App. 6.3 of PUN. MKGP is considered as key partner in the Action C.3.1: Preparation of the new Natura 2000 Management Programme and in the Action C.3.2: Promotion of integration of Natura 2000 Management Programme for the new financing period.
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food is also responsible for the national Fund for Forests, an important complementary financial source for the LIFE integrated project for enhanced management of Natura 2000 in Slovenia.
Other LIFE projects of the Ministry:
- URSUS SLOVENIA - Ohranitev velikih zveri v Sloveniji – Faza I (rjavi medved) / Conservation of large Carnivores in Slovenia – Brown Bear Project (LIFE02 NAT/SLO/008585); (2002 – 2005)