El Salvador will Receive 30,000 Tons of Wheat

The U.S. grant represents an estimated $ 6.5 million and will be used to finance various projects.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The proceeds of the sale from the wheat under the "Food for Progress" program, will be used to fund projects to promote food export, agricultural diversification and improvement of laboratory facilities and infrastructure of the Ministry of Agriculture, indicates Laprensagrafica.com.

The arrival of the quota is expected during the first quarter.



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Under the new trading scheme Russia will stop donating wheat and will sell it to the government of Nicaragua, who will market it among importers.

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The proceeds of the sales will finance activities by the Animal Health Monitor program and the Plant Health Monitor program.

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$17 Million for Economic Development in El Salvador

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Businesses which operate in the northern zone of the country can access lines of credit in order to invest in or expand their operations.

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