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Committee on Agriculture - Notification - Oman - Domestic support - Table DS:1 - Calendar year 2019
日期:2021/12/14
作者:Oman
文件編號:G/AG/N/OMN/26
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NOTIFICATION

The following submission, dated 13 December 2021, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of Oman. The notification concerns domestic support commitments (Table DS:1 and the relevant supporting tables) for the Calendar Year 2019.


DOMESTIC SUPPORT: OMAN

Reporting Period: Calendar Year 2019

Measures exempt from the reduction commitment - "Green Box"

Measure Type

Name and description of measure with reference to criteria in Annex 2

Monetary value

OMR 

Data Sources

Note

1

2

3

4

 

2. General Services

 

 

 

 

2 (a). Research

Agriculture research support and facilities

744,953

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Animal wealth research support and facilities

191,382

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Subtotal:

936,335

 

 

2 (b). Pest and disease control

National vaccination and treatment

1,003,112

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Plant protection, aerial spray works, locust control and safe use of pesticide.

925,622

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Subtotal:

1,928,734

 

 

2 (c). Training services

Omani cadres training.

201,824

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Subtotal:

201,824

 

 

2 (d). Extension and advisory services

Farmers agricultural extension, introducing new technologies, & encouragement services projects

119,667

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Update and improve the agricultural statistics data system

24,950

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Development of information technology services

76,858

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Studies and advisory consultants to support the Ministry's technical device

138,201

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Subtotal:

359,676

 

 

2 (g). Infrastructural services

Establishment of fodder production company in Najd

18,322

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Establishment & development of agricultural & veterinarian quarantine

97,285

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

(1)

Development of natural pastures

0

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

(2)

Maintenance and furnishing of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

237,552

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Subtotal:

353,159

 

 

 

Subtotal General Services

3,779,728

 

 

Grand Total Green Box

3,779,728

 

 

Notes:

(1)          The amount spent in this item includes establishment of the quarantine buildings, establishment of the veterinary clinics, and purchasing of equipment and does not include the cost of quarantine services.

(2)          This is an infrastructure project associated with environmental programs to develop and maintain natural pastures on government land.


Supporting Table DS:2

DOMESTIC SUPPORT: OMAN

Reporting Period: Calendar Year 2019

Measures exempt from the reduction commitment – Special and Differential Treatment – "Development Programmes"

Measure Type

Name and description of measure with reference to criteria in Article 6.2

Monetary value

OMR 

Data Sources

Note

1

2

3

4

 

(a) Investment subsidies generally available to agriculture

Soft loan subsidies to agriculture and livestock projects: these soft loan facilities are granted to economically viable projects to encourage entrepreneurship in the sector.

831,027.798

Oman Development Bank and Ministry of Agriculture

(1)

National project for date palm development.

53,077

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Protection of agriculture lands from sweeping away project

6,125

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

 

Subtotal:

890,229.798

 

 

Grand Total Development Programmes

890,229.798

 

 

Note:

(1)          The investor/promoter of the project will only pay 3% interest on the total amount of loan sanctioned for the respective project.

The balance between the prevailing market rate of interest (6%) and the soft loan interest charged to the farmer (3%) would be paid by the government.

The monetary value of OMR (831,027.798) is equivalent to the 3% balance on the total amount of loan sanctioned to all the agricultural and livestock projects.