The Panel of Independent Experts of the Green Climate Fund issued an outstanding note for Nicaragua to receive a fund of 115 million dollars that will benefit the two forest reserves in the Nicaraguan Caribbean.
This was announced this Friday on Minister of Finance and Public Credit, colleague Iván Acosta, after holding a work session with the Production, Consumption and Trade SystemO.
The head of public finances of Nicaragua that those funds (which will be approved next week by the board of the Green Climate Fund) the country will receive them due to the bioclimate project that it presented to that international organization.
He said that the amount of this project will be financed in part with a loan from Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), a donation from Green Climate Fund and one with financing that will complete the total of the aid.
“This project has to do with the need to create resilient capacities in the face of climate impact and has to do with the good forest management of the two reserves of the country that are located in the Caribe Bosawás and the Indio Maíz Reserve ”he added.
He added that this support for Nicaragua will have an impact on the restoration in light of the damage caused by the Hurricane Eta.
Acosta specified that the program is on the path to restoring the damage caused by Hurricane Eta and supporting the community families of the North Caribbean and South Caribbean.
He added that during the work session with the Commission of the Production, Consumption and Trade System “We have evaluated the progress of the bovine project financed by the European Union that has a total of 20 million dollars”.
“The good news is that 75 percent of this program has already been carried out, with encouraging results in this bovine program and what remains for us in 2021 is the insemination of approximately 19 thousand cows inseminated in Río San Juan, Zelaya (Nueva Guinea and Muelle de los Bueyes) and the South Caribbean Region and the Rama”, said the official.
Acosta indicated that “We have already managed to certify 93 percent of the farms and the goal was approximately 6 thousand certified farms free of tuberculosis and brucellosis, which shows the work of guaranteeing clean production”.
He announced that in this project additional resources will be incorporated to strengthen this bovine program financed by the European Union.
He added that in this program there are 90 appropriate segregated farms to ensure that the quality “Of our production of meat that goes to the international market mainly to the United States and Europe”.
Acosta also reported that the Ticuantepe Porcine Genetic Improvement Center It is already delivered by the IPSA and strengthening the national reference centers for the improvement of the quality and production of pork.
“The instruction that the president of the Republic commander Daniel Ortega and companion Rosario Murillo ands have a Genetic Centeror quality that increases productivity and ensure 100 percent of the consumer demand that our country has “, he indicated.
Finally, Acosta reported that with the Production, Consumption and Trade Commission It was discussed this Friday to define policies around cocoa that in recent years has increased by 40 percent.
The area planted with cocoa in Nicaragua It ranges from 18,000 to 26,000 hectares, and INTA and Mefcca are working on this.
He said that d6,250 and technological bonuses are being delivered to producers and thus increase productivity and the strategy proposed for this sector and that is to have more sticks per apple and “We hope to strengthen the cocoa management chain and that is why the Mefcca has been capitalizing more ventures “.
The cocoa quality school has already been created in six municipalities of the country, which will allow “Our producers and the nascent industry guarantee to provide the national market with high quality products and that will open the way for international trade”.