$5 Million from Taiwan for Nicaragua

Depending on the technical analysis of the project, the government of Taiwan will lend funds for the construction of cold storage facilities for warehousing products.

Monday, July 6, 2009

The project includes the construction of two cold storage warehouses, one with 2,700 square meters for the storage of dairy products, and the other with 2,500 square meters for the storage of seeds. The construction of these facilities will reduce post-harvest losses. For the moment there is no such infrastructure exists for the drying and refrigeration of the products.

According to the website Prensa.com.ni, head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MAGFOR, acronym in Spanish), Ariel Bucardo, “indicated that a delegation of specialists from Taiwan would be arriving in Nicaragua within the next two months to evaluate the viability of the project and begin designs for the warehouses.”

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