ARiMR - Administration and Control System (IACS)
Details of implementation
The core of the IT ARiMR system is the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) constituting a basic tool for management, i.a., of agricultural land payment system. Every year the system attends to about 1.4 million beneficiaries who receive direct payments. An efficient management of applications and more and more quick payment execution is possible, i.a., due to constant monitoring of the system work quality and increasing by the author of the system its efficiency and reliability. Thus, in the 2009 Campaign till the end of December, about 744 thousand payments for farmers were made of a total amount of PLN 6.1 billion, i.e. by about PLN 1.8 billion more in comparison to the same period of year of the 2008 Campaign.
The Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture (ARiMR) was created in 1994 in order to support the development of agriculture and rural areas. ARiMR was appointed by the Government of the Republic of Poland to play a role of an accredited paying agency. It busies itself with implementation of instruments co-financed by the EU budget and grants aid using national financial resources. The Agency, as a performer of agricultural policy, closely cooperates with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. ARiMR is at the same time subject to the supervision of the Ministry of Finances within the scope of managing public funds. The main beneficiaries of activities carried out by ARiMR are farmers, rural areas dwellers, entrepreneurs and local self-governments. ARiMR also grants aid to entities of the fishing sector.