Programa de Garantia de Preços para a Agricultura Familiar

About the program

Sets minimum prices for certain basic foods in order to benefit farming families that are part of "PRONAF Costeo" or "PRONAF Inversión".

Country Brazil
Classification Development of production chains
FNS Dimension Disponibilidad
Website http://www.mda.gov.br/sitemda/secretaria/saf-pgpaf/sobre-o-programa
Objectives
  • Ensure the compensation of production costs to family farmers financed by PRONAF: costs are obtained through meetings in the field with farmers, ATER (Assistência Técnica e Extensão Rural), associations, unions and banks.
  • Ensure continuity of production activities related to family farming: It allows the farmer to maintain production rates regarding covered activities and linked to production, maintaining economic dynamism.
  • Allow diversification of production: Expand activities therefore the farmer is secure to cultivate.
  • Drive family farmer’s costs: The farmer has the means to put in balance production costs and measure production efficiency.
  • Reduce expenses.
Components and/or products

Program that sets minimum prices for the following basic foods:

  • Potato
  • Beans
  • Cassava roots
  • Tomatoes
  • Apples
  • Coffee
  • Garlic
  • "Cará"
  • Cashews
  • Sorghum
  • "Sisal"
Target population

Farming families that are part of PRONAF Costeo or PRONAF Inversión.

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano
Responsible organism

Ministerio de Desarrollo Agrario

Executing organism Comité Gestor PGPAF
Related institutions Compañia Nacional de Abastecimiento
Consejo Monetario Nacional
Normative framework

Decreto N° 5.996/2006; Instituye el PGPF y su Comité Gestor; establece el papel de la Secretaría de Agricultura Familiar, de la Campaña Nacional de Abastecimiento (CONAB) y del Consejo Monetario Nacional (CMN) en el programa; establece el costo variable como base para el Precio de Garantía. Resolución N° 3.510/2007; Resolución N° 3.346/2006; Resolución N° 3.632/2008; Resolución N° 3.769/2009.