Crop Farm Subsidies under the sixth round of the Anti-epidemic Fund now open for application
To help alleviate the impact of COVID-19 epidemic, the Government provides a one-off subsidy of HK$10,000 to each local primary producer (including owners/operators of vegetable farms, hydroponic farms, flower farms and nurseries, but excluding livestock farms) under the sixth round of the Anti-epidemic Fund.
Owners/operators of vegetable farms, hydroponic farms, flower farms and nurseries, who
(i) operate a farm which is engaged in production from 16 November 2021 to 15 February 2022; and
(ii) if engaged in open field cultivation, operate a farm with production area of not less than 0.5 dau chung (around 337 m2 or 3,630 ft2).
Completed application form together with the required supporting documents shall be submitted on or before 4 April 2022 through one of the following means -
(i) Send by post to the Agricultural Extension Office, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, 5/F Yuen Long Government Offices, 2 Kiu Lok Fong, Yuen Long, New Territories. The postmark date will be taken as the date of submission. Please mark “Application for Sixth Round Anti-Epidemic Fund: Crop Farm Subsidies” on the envelope; or
(ii) Put into the drop-in box located at the Agricultural Extension Office, 5/F Yuen Long Government Offices, 2 Kiu Lok Square, Yuen Long during office hours (Monday to Friday except public holidays, 9:00am – 5:00pm); or
(iii) Email to email@example.com.
Please note that applications may be rejected if applicants make omissions, provide incorrect information, fail to submit the required supplementary information within the deadline required by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), fail to arrange for AFCD staff to enter the applicant’s farm for inspection or duplicate applications.
Successful applicants will receive the subsidies in crossed cheques by post.
For any questions regarding the submission of applications, please contact the Agricultural Extension Office at 2476 2424. For any questions regarding the eligibility and the vetting of applications, please contact the Tai Lung Experimental Station at 2670 1161.
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The Sixth Round of the Anti-epidemic Fund
Subsidies to fresh food wholesale traders (freshwater fish/fresh marine fish/vegetable/fruit/egg) now open for application
To help alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the Government now provides a subsidy of $20,000 to each eligible wholesale trader (but the total amount of subsidy is capped at $100,000 for wholesale traders that operate multiple stores under the same registration) under the sixth round of the Anti-epidemic Fund.
Application for subsidies to fresh food wholesale traders (freshwater fish/fresh marine fish/vegetable/fruit/egg) under the sixth round of the Anti-epidemic Fund is closed. Successful applicants will receive the subsidy in crossed cheques by post. Please contact Wholesale Market Division at 2150 6709 for any enquiry.
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