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Colombia : With an investment of $ 1,300 million, Minagricultura will launch a fishing collection center in Covenas

Feb 12, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) --

In the Workshop Building Country of Sucre, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Andres Valencia Pinzon, announced that in the next weeks a fishing collection center will be opened in Covenas, with an investment of $ 1,300 million. "In March we will inaugurate a fishing collection center here in Covenas, for a value of $ 1,300 million, which was supported by the Anadarco firm, which is a gas and oil exploration firm in this region of the country", held the minister Valencia Pinzn, who also made other announcements for the department of Sucre.

This collection center will have the strategy of 'Harvest, sell to the Fixed', so that the stored fish production is commercialized. Meanwhile, together with the Land Restitution Unit (URT), the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development announced the delivery of a restitution sentence and symbolic investment certificate for productive projects in the department. The delivery was made by President Ivn Duque and Minister Andres Valencia to a beneficiary of Mojana Sucrena and a symbolic certificate worth $ 991,519,070 for productive projects in Ovejas.

Another of the announcements made by the holder of the agricultural portfolio in the Workshop Building Country number 22 was that there are cassava producers in the region, Starches of Sucre, who made contracts in the framework of the strategy 'Harvest, Sell The Fixed' with Nutresa. "At this moment we have a contract with that company for about 15,000 tons for 500 producers and this is a very important advance with what has to do with the Agriculture by Contract strategy because we established in the Development Plan 300,000 producers within that strategy, "added Pinzon.

Finally, Minister Valencia Pinzon explained that taking into account the situation of El Nio phenomenon, in 2018 we delivered 750 tons of silo, which is a food supplement for livestock. "Starting next week, we will deliver an additional 1,100 tons of silo for the producers, small farmers in this area of the country," said the head of the agricultural portfolio.

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