European Union (EU) support for beekeeping is provided through the national apiculture programmes.
Set up for a three-year period, apiculture programmes for 2017-2019 in all 28 Member States, co-funded by the EU, were approved by Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1102.
Budgets of the Member States in the National Apiculture Programmes are only the provisional budgets submitted to the Commission before their approval and will be adjusted according to the EU allocation granted to each Member State. The amount of allocation granted to each Member State is published in Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1102 of 5 July 2016 approving the national programmes to improve production and marketing of apiculture products submitted by the Member States under Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
Annual implementation reports on the application of the national apiculture prorammes during the previous apiculture year in accordance with Article 10 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1368 with regard to aid in the apiculture sector.