VILNIUS - In November, Agriculture Minister Kazys Starkevicius handed the certificates of national heritage products to 39 craftsmen. The ministry encourages country-side people, having small farms who are unable to withstand competition on the market, to switch from traditional farming to traditional crafts. “The national heritage certificate confirms that the product is made according to authentic ancient technology. Such production gets support from the European Union funds. This support can be given to individual craftsmen as well as to companies,” Virginija Zostauti...
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