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Nelly Paredes: Fertiabono II would be delivered starting this Friday, February 24

Nelly Paredes: Fertiabono II would be delivered starting this Friday, February 24

The Midagri owner indicated that the first list has already passed all the filters. Reinforcement of the fertilizer subsidy will benefit around 173,000 farmers nationwide.

The head of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri), nelly paredesannounced today that the Fertiabono IIdestined so that 173,000 farmers throughout the country can finance the purchase of their fertilizers, would be delivered as of February 24, 2023. “(About) the reinforced Fertiabono, which has already passed all the filters on the first list, we must be starting this Friday or Monday,” he said.

The minister added: “This voucher will be so that farmers can acquire the fertilizer they really need, which is not necessarily urea”, since there are also organic fertilizers on the market.

It should be noted that the Fertiabono Reinforcement (Fertiabono II) establishes a subsidy in favor of producers with up to five hectares, ranging from S/235 to S/2,350. Beneficiaries must plant one of the 40 crops established in the regulation that authorizes this payment.

Catastrophic Agrarian Insurance

On the other hand, Paredes highlighted that, as soon as they received information about the landslides that affected grape, apple and banana crops in the Ica region, Midagri coordinated actions with the Ica Regional Agrarian Directorate.

“We also have the Catastrophic Agrarian Insurance (SAC), which is a social protection measure, precisely aimed at farmers in the event of events of this type, be they floods, forest fires, frosts, droughts,” he explained in dialogue with Canal N .

The minister also indicated that the Catastrophic Agricultural Insurance (SAC) is in full execution in the 24 departments of the country and protects a total of 1.9 million hectares of transitory crops and permanent crops, against various climatic and natural risks, such as intense rains and huaicos that occur in the current season. Payment to the farmer will be S/800 for each insured hectare of crops.

Source: Larepublica

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