As part of the agenda of activities for the 197 years of provincialization, in the auditorium of the Prefecture of Chimborazo, the event of Socialization of the Technical Assistance Plan, Training and the official presentation of the Agricultural Productive Change card was held, with the presence of the Prefect of Chimborazo, Juan Pablo Cruz, provincial and cantonal authorities and representatives of productive organizations.
Regarding the Productive Technical Assistance and Training Plan, which is carried out by the Productive Development Directorate, it seeks to strengthen communities or productive organizations in the province, in order to support their development and sustainability through assistance, technical advice, delivery of inputs, machinery, equipment, among other agricultural and livestock projects, which are being carried out throughout the province, this was announced by Edison Campos, Director of Productive Development of the Prefecture of Chimborazo.
Juan Pablo Cruz, Prefect of Chimborazo, in his speech, stated that through the Directorate of Productive Development, 10,000 cards will be delivered during the year for free, he added, that when farmers acquire the agricultural card, they will be recognized as producers, They will have easy access to the wholesale producers’ market, fairs and commercialization points generated by the Prefecture and access to discounts of 2 to 15% on purchases of agricultural and livestock products; in the 10 commercial houses with which the Prefect signed letters of commitment.
Byron Roldán, president of the Atapo Palmira Irrigation Board, recognized and thanked the work of the Chimborazo Prefecture, said that the attention of the provincial institution is reaching the rural sectors of the province, improving the quality of life of farmers and producers.
This event concluded with a visit to the stands of producers and entrepreneurs, in addition to the delivery of cards to producers by the Prefect of the province.