Coffee: Investment in Agrochemicals Announced

The government of El Salvador announced that it will invest $3 million in the delivery of 40,775 liters of fungicides and 30,000 liters of insecticides to combat and prevent the Coffee Rust and Coffee Borer.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

In order to receive the inputs, coffee growers must meet several requirements, the most important of which is to be registered with the Salvadoran Coffee Council (CSC) and to have a valid identity card, informed the Ministry of Agriculture.

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The statement says that "...  It is worth mentioning that only the producers (natural or legal person) that are registered in the CSC are the ones that can opt for all the benefits of the different projects and government plans. Also, only those who have the current card have access to technical advice and training developed by the Council, in addition, this card authorizes them to transport coffee nationally. For more information on the requirements to obtain the card:

In order to benefit from the delivery of products for the control of the Coffee Rust (Hemileia vastatrix) and the Coffee Borer (Hypothenemus Hampei) the producer must comply with the following requirements:
-Be a coffee producer. Natural or Legal Person.
-Be registered with the Salvadoran Coffee Council (CSC) and having a valid identity card.
Sign the minutes of receipt of the product, detailing the data that guarantees the legality o  f the action.
-Present a photocopy of the current DUI extended to 150%. (Any person who withdraws the supplies must carry a photocopy of their current DUI and have the original).
-Producers who cannot attend personally, must send their legal representative, this person will have to submit a power of attorney authenticated by notary and photocopy of current DUI and NIT extended to 150%.
-In case of benefited companies it will be necessary to present the act of constitution of the company (Anonymous Society) valid card CSC and the NIT of the company. If the president or legal representative cannot make the withdrawal of the inputs, the delegated person must present a power of attorney authenticated by notary and the photocopy of DUI and NIT in force extended to 150%.
-In the case of benefited cooperatives, the articles of incorporation, valid CSC card and NIT of the cooperative must be presented. If the legal representative cannot pick up the product, the delegated person has to take a certificate of approval from the Secretary of the Board of Directors and a photocopy of his current DUI and NIT extended to 150%.

Deliveries of these inputs will be led by CENTA-Cafe and Direccion General de Sanidad Vegetal (DGSV) of the MAG. A total of 14 distribution centers have been set up nationwide. Delivery dates and times will be announced through our official twitter account: @AgriculturaSV

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