Fondo Sierra Azul
The "Mi Riego (My Irrigation)" fund consists of resources allocated by the national government in order to fund studies and implement irrigation works, for the benefit of families living in poverty and extreme poverty in the Peruvian highlands.
It is a fund created in 2013 to finance the construction and improvement of canals, dams, reservoirs, installation of modern irrigation (such as sprinklers and drips) and new projects related to irrigation, which have been declared viable under the National System for Public Investment (SNIP).
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Financing projects for irrigation infrastructure
Finance public investment projects that provide services and infrastructure for the use of water resources for agriculture, directly causing an impact on poverty reduction, which are over 1,000 meters above sea level, and are declared viable by the SNIP. Winners of the Fund for the Promotion of Regional and Local Public Investment (FONIPREL) cannot participate in this fund. It seeks to finance the construction and improvement of canals, dams, reservoirs, installation of irrigation technology and innovative irrigation projects that have been declared viable by the SNIP.
Families living in poverty and extreme poverty in Peru, which live on highlands or mountains in locations that are over 1,000 meters above sea level.
Highland and mountain area of Peru, about 1,000 meters above the sea
2015: PEN$450 million
The Ministry of Agriculture is in charge of implementing public investment projects declared viable by the SNIP, through its most relevant implementing units.
-Decreto Supremo Nº 002-2013-AG que Aprueba el Reglamento del Fondo de Promoción del Riego en la Sierra – Mi Riego -Decreto Legislativo N°997, Ley de Organización y Funciones del Ministerio de Agricultura. -Ley N°29951 de Presupuesto del Sector Público para el Año Fiscal 2013. -Constitución Política del Perú -Ley Nº 29158, Ley Orgánica del Poder Ejecutivo
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