Support for Improving Agricultural Technological Innovation in the Dominican Republic

About the program

The program offers support to farmers for the purchase of technological innovation in order to increase the level of farm income and productivity of the beneficiaries.

Country Dominican Republic
Home 2011
End 2016
Classification Investigación y tecnología
FNS Dimension Disponibilidad
Website http://www.agricultura.gob.do/proyectos/proyecto-patca-ii-(1)/
Objectives

Increase the level of farming income and productivity of beneficiary farmers through the adoption of new technologies, through direct financial support to small producers.

Components and/or products

Components:

Technological innovation: The program offers support to farmers for technology innovation. The supports consist of partial cash refunds to producers for the costs of the purchase of goods and / or services provided by private operators and partial cash refund towards the costs of implementing pilot projects to strengthen technological innovation processes.

Services:

  1. Partial cash refunds to producers for the costs related to the purchase of goods and / or services provided by private agents.
  2. Partial cash refund for the costs of implementing pilot projects to strengthen technological innovation processes.
Target population

Agricultural producers.

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Rural
Beneficiaries

Recipients: 9,400 farmers.

Source: National Public Investment System (SNIP)

Annual budget

Budget for the period 2011-2016: USD$34.3 million.

Source: National Public Investment System (SNIP)

Responsible organism

Ministerio de Agricultura

Executing organism Ministerio de Agricultura