As part of the intersectoral activities of the Second Agrarian Reform which runs the National governmentthe Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri)through Rural Productive Agrarian Development Program (Agro Rural)will dose 18,000 head of cattle within the framework of the Multisectoral Plan against Frost and Cold 2022-2024, led by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
The first day of work involved the delivery of veterinary kits, consisting of antibiotics, vitamins and antiparasitics, for its subsequent application, within the framework of the activity held in the Corpa Maquera town center, Ilave district, in the province of El Collao.
With these actions, Agro Rural seeks to reduce vulnerability and lessen the impact of the frosts that hit the high Andean populations at this time of year. 100 alpacas were also donated as a symbolic act of the start of this important campaign.
It should be noted that the delivery of agricultural inputs was in charge of the Zonal Agency for Rural Agriculture in Puno; likewise, to carry out this activity, the communities concentrated their animals in the strategic point in order to facilitate the work of professionals and technicians.
In this sense, Agro Rural specified that the Multisectoral Plan plans to culminate in 2022 with a delivery of 5,129 veterinary kits in Puno; Of which, 600 kits will be distributed to the province of El Collao to serve 66,000 head of sheep and South American camelids.
Of this total, 180 kits will be distributed to the Ilave district for the care of 18,000 sheep and alpacas. Meanwhile, the national campaign for the protection of livestock (cattle, sheep and camelids) seeks to assist about 1 million 939,900 heads of alpacas and sheep with a budget of more than S/ 7 million 197,000.
The activity was attended by the Deputy Minister of Territorial Governance of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Jesús Quispe Arones; and the Vice Ministers of Housing and Urban Planning of the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation, Cecilia Lecaros Vértiz; and of Policies and Social Evaluation of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion, María Tarazona Alvino.