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Detail

Area
Ecuador
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/12/2012
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production support
Description
Announced the introduction of a support programme for small-scale producers of maize and rice. The initiative will grant an estimated 3 000 small rice farmers (with holdings of 10 ha or less) a subsidy of USD 123 per hectare for the acquisition of high-yielding seed varieties, fertilizers and other agrochemicals, starting with the 2013 winter crop.