Locked content Gov’t funds for R&D centers

The Ministry of Development has launched a competition to establish and develop research and development (R&D) centers in enterprises. As much as PLN 1 billion is at stake. “Funding research infrastructure is an investment in the further development of companies and products and services o...

Agricultural subsidies in Poland. Blessing or curse?

by Mark Ordon agricultural subsidies in the top 21 food-producing countries reached an estimated $486 billion. To be absolutely clear, Poland is not the only country facing this particular dilemma. According to 2012 data from the Worldwatch Institute, agricultural subsidies in the top 21 food-produc...

Half billion PLN in losses due to agricultural piracy

In the last four years, Poland’s national budget might have lost as much as half a billion PLN due to illegal use of state-owned farmland. The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has released a report regarding agricultural piracy, which concerns appropriation of state-owned land and collecting subsidies fro...