Krajowy Ośrodek Wsparcia Rolnictwa

Established on September 1, 2017, pursuant to art. 45 item 2 of the Act of February 10, 2017 – Regulations introducing the Act on the National Agricultural Support Center (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 624). It combined the current tasks of the Agricultural Property Agency (ANR) and part of the tasks of the Agricultural Market Agency (ARR). Since then, the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture has become the only paying agency for the Common Agricultural Policy in Poland. The tasks of KOWR are: management of agricultural property of the Treasury (sale and lease), free transfer of land and non-returnable financial assistance, supervision of companies of particular importance for the national economy, issuing decisions regarding consent for private trade in land (so-called UKUR), promotion of Polish products agri-food in the country and abroad, developing and disseminating information related to the implementation of active agricultural policy mechanisms on the markets of agricultural and food products.


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