Through government incentives farmers in the State of Quintana Roo are increasing organic pineapple crops and their derivatives.
From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer):
The cultivation of organic pineapple and other fruit derivatives is starting to consolidate in the region of Quintana Roo, with support from the federal and state governments as well as the participation of a group of citizens from Manuel Ávila Camacho, in the town of Bacalar .
State institutions will enable a single desk to exclusively receive documents and perform procedures to obtaining tax benefits.
From a press release by the Government of Honduras:
The decree was presented by the president and appointed by the Minister of the Presidency, María Antonieta Guillén, who explained that they have instructed offices of public administration dealing with requests for waivers and customs exemptions within their offices to enable a single desk exclusively for receipt of documents and processing of these matters and to give them human, material, and technological equipment and the all logistical support and transportation for immediate inspections of businesses or organizations for processing as required.
The bid specifications to purchase school milk will be published by the end of the year.
The announcement was made by Social Development Minister, Hilda Hernandez.
The first stage will benefit 400,000 children, but there is a search for funds in order to expand, added the minister.
"The initiative requires that all milk consumed in this program must be from Honduras, it is not allowed to use powder milk to make it into liquid, as an encouragement to the small producer," published Latribuna.hn.