As part of the Agroindustrial Fair “Chimborazo undertakes towards change” that took place outside the Decentralized Autonomous Government of the Province of Chimborazo, Juan Pablo Cruz, prefect of the province, made the presentation and delivery of 29 agro-industrial machinery acquired by the institution through an investment of 119,890 USD, which will be distributed in the productive organizations, through the Directorate of Productive Development, benefiting more than 8,000 agricultural producers.
The provincial authority stated that the main economic activity in the territory is agriculture, which is why it stressed that attention to this sector is a priority and has invested in the purchase of 10 threshing machines, 4 vegetable washing machines, 5 white corn shellers , 4 yellow corn shellers and 6 grain sorters.
The prefecture will deliver the machinery to local organizations, through the Productive Development Directorate, which executes the project “Agricultural Innovation and Entrepreneurship Promotion”, which includes training and permanent technical assistance in the territory, through the District Technical Assistance Units , said Edison Campos, Director of Productive Development of the Chimborazo Prefecture.
Dionicio Tayupanda, producer from Gatazo Chico, belonging to the Colta canton, on behalf of the beneficiary producers, symbolically received the machinery, who recognized the work of the Chimborazo Prefecture, which promotes agricultural production in the province.
The event concluded with the blessing of the machinery and the participation of the Chakana Ecuador dance, made up of 20 children who expressed the joy of the Chimboracenses.