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Order No. 893 on subsidy for conservation projects of Danish animal species, breeds and plant genetic resources.

Type of law

The purpose of this Order is to provide project subsidy for the conservation of older Danish animal species and breeds, as well as plant genetic resources. The Order is regulated by the Danish AgriFish Agency, which shall, within the allocated funding framework, provide grants in the following areas: activities carried out by Nordgen, the joint Nordic gene bank or other European partners (1). Activities for the conservation of plant genetic resources, in accordance with the Action Plan for Plant Genetic Resources 2011-2014 (2). Activities for conservation of older Danish animal species and breeds (3). Activities related to agriculture biodiversity.
Financial subsidy shall be given for the conservation, sustainable dissemination of plant genetic resources - registration, documentation, methodology and knowledge building, plant genetic resources applicability to promote environmentally friendly operation and development of special productions of food; registration, monitoring, cryopreservation, studies of genotypes, information dissemination, knowledge building in sustainable utilization and specialty food production; preservation and enhancement of old genetic resources in crop and livestock production, knowledge-building related to biodiversity in agricultural production.
The Order consists of 9 Chapters: Purpose and scope (1); Administration (2); Conditions for subsidy period (3); Eligible expenses (4); Amendment of the project and entry into commitment (5); Subsidy (6); Duty of notification (7); Cancellation of commitments and repayment/reduction of subsidies (8); Entry into force (9).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
20 July 2014.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om projekttilskud til bevaringsarbejdet med gamle danske husdyrarter- og racer samt plantegenetiske ressourcer.