In the great change that the President has called for. Anders Manuel Lopez Obrador.The Secretary Agriculture and Rural Development said that this field is important as it is rooted in our historical roots, offers a solution to our existing complex and is a strong axis for the economic development of the country. Victor Vallabus Armbola..
Of Permanent work of Mexican producers. – What they call food heroes and heroin – has allowed us to grow positively by 2.0% in 2020 and 4.5% in the first half of this year. House of Representatives On the occasion of the launch of the third government report.
In 2020 Food production 290.7 million tons, compared to 2.7 million in 2019, despite significant economic slowdown due to the effects of epidemics, and the volume is expected to reach 292.8 million tons this year, he explained to the parliamentary constituencies represented in San Luisro.
“This attitude shows that,” he said. In line with the main goals of the Mexican government For the sector: The first is the protection of rural areas as a source of well-being, in which public policies for equitable development are implemented – without direct cooperation from the medium – to small and medium producers. For those who produce more than 50. Percentage of food consumed in the country
Second, he added, yes. Strengthen food autonomy“Efforts are being made to reduce dependence on imports of basic populations such as corn, beans, rice, milk, pork, beef and poultry, so that the entire population has a constitutional right to food,” said Vallabus Arombola.
Of Secretary of Agriculture He stressed that between 2018 and 2020, priority programs in the field helped 800,000 people reduce rural poverty, according to figures from the National Council for the Evolution of Social Development Policy (CONVIL). in accordance.
“The change in the pattern of production has been explained only by the people of Mexico, not by other countries or international companies,” he explained. We respect international commitments., But we negotiate from outside on terms that require national interest.
Under this premise, he said, eThe state cannot and should not abandon its role as a promoter and regulator of economic relations. Working with our various actors to build the best country in rural Mexico
Of Head of Agriculture. He emphasized that the budget has shown that it is important to use the resources allocated to the field honestly and to avoid corruption. As of last September, he said, 98.7 percent of the Secretariat’s programmed budget had been used.
He stressed that the agriculture, producers and agribusiness sectors have various services and public goods for domestic and export markets to maintain their production capacity, which has made Mexico the twelfth largest producer in the world and the largest exporter in the world. I am ranked seventh. Commercialization in 192 countries
The secretary said that between January and August this year, the agri-food trade balance registered a surplus of about 5. 5.5 billion, the third highest since 1995.
Guarantee of increase in basic grain prices.
Secretary Vector Vallabhbus also announced an increase in the Guaranteed Price Program for Basic Grains, which benefited 73,869 small and medium producers of corn, beans, rice, bread, wheat and milk till September 30.
Thus, the price of maize ranges from 5,610 to 6,060 paise per tonne. For beans, rice rose from ، 14,500 to ، 16,000 per tonne 6 6,120 to 7 6,760 per tonne-for small producers 7 7,300 اور and bread wheat 5 5,790 to ، 6,400 per tonne چھوٹے small With 6,900 for scale farmers.
A comprehensive field.
Cooperation in the agricultural and fisheries sectors has allowed rural women to participate productively, representing 34 percent of beneficiaries of priority programs, the federal official said, adding that “agriculture is a woman’s name.”
Also, local people are given priority care. He explained that 138,000 deserving people live in localized municipalities.
Sustainable production, challenge.
We have the challenge of sustaining food production for the population in sustainable development, but we must do it sustainably, “reducing water traces, increasing carbon footprint, reducing gas emissions, and improving our biodiversity.” Keep it safe. Everything works without reducing our capacity, “said the secretary.
He considered it necessary to restore the health of the lands used for agriculture. With public policies and regulatory frameworks that reverse its rapid deterioration, as well as the implementation of good agricultural practices, as well as crop protection and crop rotation.
The threats to agriculture, livestock, fisheries and aquaculture are not limited to climate change or catastrophic events, as they can also come from plant and animal diseases, the federal official said.
In this scenario, he pointed out the need to work in a way that includes a holistic approach to human health, agricultural health and the health of the environment and natural resources, innovation and technology.
“We believe in innovation, which is a very relevant factor in changing the pattern of production. Scientific knowledge and technological advancement are tools for building the future, when they are complemented by ancestral knowledge and cultural traditions.
Development and impact of priority programs in agriculture.
As of September 30, 2021, Secretary Vallabus reported that priority programs in charge of agriculture had transferred more than ارب 21 billion to 2.7 million beneficiaries, up 9.0 percent from the previous year and 2.0 percent from beneficiaries. represent. The participation of rural women and local people is significant.
The Production for Wellbeing Program, which provides liquidity to small and medium-sized farmers to invest in productive activities, reported 99.6% in advance, benefiting 2,169,480 farmers.
The Fertilizer for Welfare program assisted 363,532 small producers in Guerrero, Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala, with 165,600 tons of input for coverage of 552,231 hectares as of last September.
In the fisheries and aquaculture sector, Benepesca provided an individual incentive of 7,200 paise to 192,648 beneficiaries in 2020, and as of September this year, it has provided assistance to 175,461 fishermen and aquaculture.
As part of this, Absto Rural, managed by Segalmex-Diconsa, is present in 2,229 municipalities, accounting for 91% of the national total and distribution of quality and nutritional basic products in 24,500 community stores. Also benefits more than 22.7 million people.
Finally, the Social Milk Supply Program, through Liconsa, serves 5.7 million people on a monthly basis, and distributed 486.5 million liters of fortified milk in September this year, operating 10,355 dairies. Has gone