The government has announced it will buy high-yield seeds from Costa Rican worth $2 million to start the cultivation of pineapple in large areas.
According to an article in Elnacional.com.do the director of the Special Fund for Agricultural Development (FEDA), Antonio Lopez, said that as part of the preparations for the start of a large scale pineapple cultivation project, a delegation of technicians from the sector traveled to Costa Rica to observe and evaluate the product varieties to be grown in a venture that will benefit hundreds of families.
The Development Bank of El Salvador has received about 700 investment prospects recently and is preparing to grant loans starting from this May.
"We have received more than 700 potential prospects, some of which some are already in advanced stages," said Oscar Lindo, chairman of the Development Bank of El Salvador (BANDESAL) to Laprensagrafica.com.
A bill intends to extend the system of preferential interest rates on bank loans for productive activities in the agricultural sector.
From a statement issued by the Assembly of Panama:
The Agricultural Affairs Committee has been exchanging views with officials in the primary and banking sectors on a bill that establishes discounts in the interest rate of loans to local producers in the order of $500,000.
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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.
XAGRO S.A. Announced that they have signed a purchase agreement with Jam LLC to buy 5,000 MT of red beans from China that will be sold to importers throughout Central America to help ease market pressure and lower the high prices caused by recent shortages.