Rural Support Service of Latvia provides state and EU support to farmers under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Direct payments are granted directly to farmers under support scheme - the Single Area Payment Scheme (SAPS). This simplified scheme has been applied in Latvia since 2004 and involves the payment of uniform amounts per eligible hectares of agricultural area.

Farmers can apply for the following aids:

  • Single Area payment,
  • Greening payment,
  • Payment for small farmer support scheme,
  • Payments to farmers in areas with handicaps, other than mountain areas,
  • Natura 2000 payments,
  • Voluntary related aid,
  • Agro-environment measures etc.

More detailed information about support measures is available here (in Latvian).

Farmers in Latvia may apply for support by submitting application form in the Electronic Application System.