Gran Misión AgroVenezuela

About the program

This mission seeks to ensure the right to food security through technical assistance, provision of inputs and financing for agricultural producers, among others. It benefits small and medium producers in the country.

Country Venezuela
Home 2012
Classification Technical Assistance, Capital físico predial, Financing and credit, Insumos productivos, Sanidad animal y vegetal
FNS Dimension Disponibilidad
Website https://www.misionesbolivarianas.com/gran-mision-agro-venezuela/
Objectives

Objective

Strengthen domestic food production through the provision of technical, financial and logistical support to small, medium and large producers, mainly in the vegetable items (corn, rice, soybean, sunflower, vegetables, potatoes, sugar cane, coffee and cocoa); livestock (chicken, egg, pork, milk, goats, sheep and beef); Fisheries and Aquaculture (tuna, shrimp).

Components and/or products

Components

  • Technical support: The program provides technical assistance to producers in order to encourage increased agricultural production.
  • Financial support for the acquisition of inputs and machinery: The program provides soft loans for the acquisition of agricultural machinery, seeds, fodder and inputs to encourage increased agricultural production.

Achievements

  • Increased domestic production of food by 10.61% from 22,690,189 tons in 2012 to 25,097,618 tons in 2013.
  • Establishing 31,105 units of production (28,433 families, 650 community units, 1,600 schools and 422 institutional).
  • Production of 938 020 kilograms of pesticide-free food in an area of 242,758 square meters.
  • Distribution of 8.8 million tons of agricultural chemicals, 19 million kilograms of seeds and 600,000 tons of fertilizer.
  • 58,000 farmers received loans to finance the planting of 557,615 hectares.
Target population

Small, medium and large producers, mainly producing the following: vegetables (corn, rice, soybean, sunflower, vegetables, potatoes, sugar cane, coffee and cocoa); livestock (chicken, egg, pork, milk, goats, sheep and beef); Fisheries and Aquaculture (tuna, shrimp).

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano y rural
Responsible organism

Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Agricultura y Tierras

Executing organism Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Agricultura y Tierras
Normative framework

Decreto 1.409/2014

Gaceta oficial Nº 39.923