Insitute of plant Breeding and Genetic Resources/ HAO Demeter

The main objective of ELGO-DIMITRA is the development and / or support of actions aiming at the modernization and development of the country’s agricultural sector, the improvement of production processes, the enhancement of competitiveness, the certification of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs, the establishment and certification of good agricultural practices and controls in the milk and meat production chain in the country.

The individual sectors that ELGO DIMITRA operates are:

  • the promotion of innovation, research, dissemination of knowledge, technology and advisory services in all sectors of the agri-food chain,
  • the provision of rural vocational education and training,
  • the protection of origin and identity, checks on the lawful use of terms, symbols and indications in agricultural products and foodstuffs in order to ensure their quality,
  • the application of good practices in agriculture, and
  • thorough control of the origin, production, quality and movement circuit for milk and meat in the  country.


Country: Greece