Martinelli has appointed a producer as a second in command to the sector’s ministry.
Amid the differences that have arisen between farmers and the government, which has led the former to require, among other things, a cessation of onion and potato imports, the government has announced the appointment of a producer to the position of Vice Minister of Agricultural Development.
Next week Panamanian rice producers will begin to export the first 350 thousand hundredweight (100 lbs) of the grain to Costa Rica.
The president of the Association of Rice Producers of Chiriqui (Aach) said that they are only waiting on the Costa Rican buyers to define (along with the Ministry of Commerce) what will be the terms of import, so that the initiative does not affect local producers in Costa Rica.
As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.
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