Farmers recover the production of Arabica coffee

89 000 farmers have benefited from the Reactivation Project of Coffee and Fine or Flavor National Cocoa, which aims that Ecuador regains its title of fifth largest producer of arabica coffee. Manabi coffee growers have received Arabica coffee seeds imported from Brazil, provided...

Government plans to provide this year $ 10 million for forestry incentives

The Government expects to deliver this year about $ 10 million to the program of nonrefundable forestry incentives with commercial purposes, according to Pablo Noboa, Undersecretary of Forestry Production from the Ministry of Agriculture. The program provides financial incentives...
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Demolition of the building of the old Ministry of Agriculture began

The process of demolition of the old building of the Ministry of Agriculture (Magap) located between the avenues Quito and Machala, started today under the direction of  Tecnovias Padko and will last for eight months. The governor Viviana Bonilla said the cost of the demolition...

Ecuadorian Sees the Initial Banana Purchase with Uncertainty

Today the small and medium banana producers of El Oro accepted the government announcement of buying banana clusters at $3 for those with over demand. They believe this commitment would start working during next week. Agricultures still don’t know with exactitude how the entire...

Ecuadorian Government Declares Emergency in Banana Sector

The minister of agriculture, Javier Ponce, declared the emergency state for the banana sector in Ecuador after a meeting held this Friday 13. Ponce assured that once the emergency declaration is signed, the instructions will be defined to apply help measures for the sector....
20 Ecuadorian Banana Exporters will be Sanctioned by MAGAP

20 Ecuadorian Banana Exporters will be Sanctioned by MAGAP

Last Wednesday, December 14th, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP for its Spanish acronym) reported that 20 bananas exporting companies will be fined $80,000 because of the non-payment trough the Central Bank system, delays in their delivery...
Banana prices will rise in 2012

Banana prices will rise in 2012

Ministry of Agriculture of Ecuador announced that during 2012, the minimum price of banana crate will be $6.25 the first 22 weeks of this year (high season) and of least $ 4.90 during the next 30 weeks (low season). Stanley Vera, head of the government portfolio, said that with...