The Minister assured that the Ministry works towards shortening the chain from producer to consumer, so next year Measure 16 'Cooperation' under Rural Development Program 2014-2020, will start to unite farmers, groups and producer organizations. They will be able to apply for planning, investment and development of local markets by product type. She specified that the application will be for three types of costs - operating costs, advertising in local markets and costs of investments in these markets, which will support up to 50 percent of the program.Ms. Taneva highlighted that the support under Measure 9 "Establishment of groups and producer organizations" of the RDP remains for groups of organizations where the support amounted up to 10% of the total annual production offered on the market, which is more than double the support in the previous period. "This will motivate the producers to associate and realize the importance of organizing such groups to deal better with the planning of production and its realization, "said Minister Taneva.