Rural tourism and rural-urban exchange programs to beautifully create, keep and improve rural landscape by cultivating landscape crops with local specialty and linking such landscape with local festivals for the promotion of local economy.
Article 5 of Enforcement Rule of the Act on the Implementation of the Direct Payment Program for Agricultural Goods Growers (Direct Payment Program for Rural Landscape Conservation)
Article 30 of Special Act on Improvement of Quality of Life of Farmers and Fishers and Promotion of Regional Development of Farming and Fishing Villages (Conservation of rural landscape)
Article 44 of Framework Act on Agriculture, Rural Community and Food Industry (Conservation of rural natural environment and landscape)
Implementation Period: 2005 - onward
Beneficiary: Farmers and agricultural corporations registered to grow landscape crops in farmlands being subject to a landscape conservation subsidy
Application Standards: Farmland with a planting area for landscape crop grouped by village (district) and lot (grouped by over 2 ha for landscape crops and 10ha for quasi-landscape crops)
* In case of item-specific subsidies such as government purchases or seed cost subsidies to green manure crops, overlapping subsidies with direct payment for field crops shall be prohibited (including local government subsidies).
Supporting Unit Cost: KRW 1.7 million/ha for landscape crops or KRW 1 million/ha for quasi-landscape crops
Application Conditions: 50% government, 50% local government
Entity: Mayor, governor, National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service
Target Crops (Example)