Improving Agro Food Safety and Health in the Dominican Republic

About the program

The program strengthens the government's ability to provide and integrate animal and plant health services and food safety in order to contribute to increased productivity in agriculture and improve access of products to domestic and international markets.

Country Dominican Republic
Home 2011
End 2016
Classification Inocuidad, Sanidad animal y vegetal
FNS Dimension Utilización
Website http://www.agricultura.gob.do/proyectos/proyecto-patca-iii/
Objectives

Contribute to increased productivity in agriculture and improve production’s access to domestic and international markets, by strengthening government capacity to supply and integration animal and plant health services and food safety.

Components and/or products

Components:

  • Strengthening agro food safety services.
  • Strengthening Animal Health Services.
  • Strengthening Plant Protection Services.
  • Institutional Management.
  • Program Administration.
Target population

Agricultural producers and technicians linked to the sector.

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano y rural
Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries: 6,000 farmers and technicians linked to the sector.

Source: National Public Investment System (SNIP).

Annual budget

Budget for the period 2011-2016: USD$11,000,000.

Source: National Public Investment System (SNIP).

Responsible organism

Ministerio de Agricultura

Executing organism Ministerio de Agricultura