Plan Sectorial de Desarrollo Agropecuario y Rural 2015-2018
This Plan is the instrument used for planning by the Agricultural and Rural Development sector to make effective, in the short and medium term, Policies for the Agricultural Sector and Development of Rural Territories 2015-2018. This plan contains actions and goals embodied in the 2015-2018 National Development Plan "Alberto Cañas Escalante" (PND 2015-2018) in its agricultural component and other relevant sectoral actions that were not incorporated in the PND, for various reasons. It is the instrument that makes Policies operational for the Agricultural Sector and Development of Rural Territories in 2015-2018
These actions and goals respond to the demand for services raised by the private sector and institutional services, resulting in services regarding several working sessions with the public and private sectors. In order to be implemented it requires inter-agency coordination, timely allocation of resources, the efficient and effective use of said resources, monitoring and evaluation of actions and objectives.
Furthermore, the purpose of this Sectoral Plan for Agriculture is to contribute to generate the results that foster a greater impact on added value agriculture that contributes to the economic and social growth of the country, a significant contribution to achieve the Objective of food and nutritional security and sovereignty and especially in order to achieve the national goal regarding the reduction of poverty and unemployment, especially in the most disadvantaged rural areas; and in the environmental area, to reduce greenhouse gases, improve climate risk management and contribute to the goal of neutral carbon by 2021.
|Classification||Production conditions, Production, Post-production, Emergencies and natural resources, Exportaciones|
|Date||01.01.2015 - 12.30.2018|
Increase added value in agriculture, boosting productivity improvements and sustainable rural development, with growth rates between 6 and 8 percent in the period.
To fulfill this objective it is required to achieve a significant increase in the sector’s budget and provide financial support required by the private sector; as well as the accompaniment of other sectors such as transport and infrastructure; Science, Technology and Telecommunications; Economy, Industry, Trade and Tourism; International Policy and others.
Support the national goal of reducing rural poverty through actions that improve living conditions in rural areas and foster the dignity of the rural population.
A reduction of rural poverty arises; a target to be achieved through joint efforts between various sectors, especially with labor and social security, human development and social inclusion, education, health, nutrition and sports, housing and human settlements, among others. Furthermore, right macroeconomic conditions are necessary in order for the sector's contribution to be effective at a national level.
Pillars and specific objectives
Rural population of the country