Fondo de Financiamiento y Desarrollo Sustentable de la Actividad Lechera

About the program

This fund, in the form of a non-state public institution, provides subsidies to dairy farmers per liter referred to a plant, in order to boost productivity in the field.

Country Uruguay
Home 02.2007
Classification Development of production chains
FNS Dimension Disponibilidad
Website http://www.ffdsal.com/
Objectives

Objectives

  1. Finance the dairy industry in order to: increase milk production, extend milk production, diversify the production of dairy products, increase employment of labor in the sector and set roots for family groups in the field.
  2. Cancel Debts incurred by the Financing Fund from Dairy Activity (FFAL) created by Law 17,582 / 2002.
  3. Create a fund of up to USD 1,000,000 to finance special treatment for small dairy farmers and investments for the good management of effluents and pollution control of water sources on the premises exploited by those producers.
  4. Cancel debts incurred to meet the above objectives.
Components and/or products

Social component

The Fund establishes a minimum benefit of USD 1,500 per producer. Those who because of the low number of liters sent always receive the minimum amount.

Environmental component

The amount not used in the social component is intended for financial support for the proper management of effluents and pollution control of water sources on the premises of small producers.

Target population

Milk producers who have submitted produce in the period as of January 1st December 31st of 2006, are considered active as producers as of the 1st day of the month of the signing of the decree and have paid the Tax on the Sale of Agricultural Goods (IMEBA).

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Rural
Responsible organism

Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries

Executing organism Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries
Normative framework

Ley 18.100/2007: Crea el Fondo de Financiamiento y Desarrollo Sustentable de la Actividad Lechera.

Ley 18.954: Modifica el artículo 14 de las Ley 18.100/2007


Decreto 194/2007: Reglamenta la Ley 18.100/2007.