Honduran farmers to get US$10 million in loans to boost meat and milk

The government of Honduras is to make 200 million lempiras (US$10 million) in soft loans available to stock-rearers to promote production of meat and milk.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The loans are in addition to the national plan to combat the world food crisis. They will be made available though the agriculture development bank, Banadesa.

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Nicaragua and Honduras: Joint Agricultural Business

May 2015

In order to take advantage of the conditions offered by both countries for the development of farming a proposal will be made to the Mexican companies Lala and Sukarne to expand operations to Honduras.

The objective of this proposal is to maximize the conditions offered by both Nicaragua and Honduras for the development of agricultural activities, both in the processing of milk and dairy products as well as in the meat sector.

Costa Rica: Permits Being Processed for Exports to Russia

August 2014

Five food exporters are taking advantage of export quotas given by the World Trade Organization to sell their products in Russia.

La Cooperativa de Leche Dos Pinos and Ganaderos Industriales de Costa Rica are two companies who already have sanitation permits to start exporting to Russia and three others are completing the paperwork with the National Animal Health Service (SENASA).

Nicaragua: Meat Exports Up 14%

July 2014

Meat sales abroad in the first half of the year amounted to $207.8 million, 14% more than in the same period in 2013.

Exports of milk in the period in question also showed a better performance despite the drought affecting some of the country's production areas, since they increased by 17% compared to the first half of 2013.

Panama Seeks to Reactivate Meat and Poultry Exports to the U.S.

August 2012

The Ministry of Agricultural Development of Panama (MIDA) has created the Office of Equivalence for Export of Meat and Poultry to the U.S. in order to revive the export of these products to this country.

The mission of the new coordinator is to monitor all the requirements established by the U.S. for Panamanian products entering their territory.

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