According to the state portfolio, the aid consists of the delivery of an economic subsidy to those who register damages in the commercialization of the fruit to the two European countries.
The initiative will initially benefit farmers registered with the MAG with a maximum of 10 hectares of land, which includes more than four thousand small producers.
The entity set out the requirements that must be met to access assistance.
Registration in the district addresses of the MAG, inspection of the farms by the Undersecretary for the Strengthening of Musaceae (SFM) and the Phytosanitary and Zoosanitary Regulation and Control Agency (Agrocalidad) are part of the conditions.
It is also necessary that the technicians prepare a report of the affected hectares and at the same time, the Comprehensive Project for Agroproductive Diversification and Agricultural Reconversion (PIDARA) will receive the list of inspected producers and the reports.
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On the other hand, the Undersecretary of Agricultural Production will send to BanEcuador the list of farmers and the amount of subsidy that corresponds to each one, while finally, to receive the subsidy, the beneficiaries must present a copy of the report to BanEcuador agencies. technician and sign the co-execution agreement.
Other benefits include the delivery of agricultural input kits, with materials for nutrition and phytosanitary control of the plantations.
A refinancing and debt restructuring plan that begins the following week completes the program.