Due to the water deficit that has hit the agricultural sector hard in 17 regions of the country, the Government of Dina Boluarte announced that, through the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri)they will grant a economic subsidy seeking to appease the strong impact left by the more than two months without rain, which is called a drought bonus.
Who will be beneficiaries of the drought bond?
The drought bond It will be delivered only once to peasants and ranchers belonging to the 17 regions that have suffered a lack of rain for two months. It is also worth mentioning that they must register in the Register of Agricultural Producers (PPA).
In the case of farmers, they will benefit from a payment per hectare of S/800 up to S/3,200. As for small farmers, the amount to be received will be S/266 for each alpaca up to a maximum of 12 specimens per breeder, which would represent an amount equivalent to S/3,192.
When will the drought bond be delivered?
To date, the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri)headed by the minister nelly paredeshas not made public a payment schedule to the beneficiaries, since they are still making some adjustments to the aforementioned measure and it will be announced through the newspaper El Peruano.
What requirements must I meet to access the drought bonus?
- Manage agricultural units greater than zero and up to four hectares affected in more than 50% by severe drought, in 408 districts of 17 departments
- Conduct livestock breeding activities greater than one and up to 12 heads of alpaca.
- Be registered, until December 13, 2022, in the Register of Agricultural Producers and their Organizations in Value Chains.
- Not be a beneficiary of Emergency Decrees No. 013-2022 and No. 022-2022.
- Not being registered in the Computer Application for the Centralized Registry of Payrolls and Data of Human Resources of the Public Sector (AIRHSP).
What is the payment schedule?
The Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation has not yet set a schedule for the start of payment of this subsidy.
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