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Detail

Area
Colombia
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/10/2015
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production support
Description
Launched the "Colombia Siembra" plan with the aim of putting an additional 1.0 million hectares of land under cultivation of various crops, including rice, in three years and cutting reliance on imports. The plan will see Pesos 1.6 trillion (USD 528 million) invested infrastructural improvements, research and development, as well as inputs and machinery through 2018.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 15 September 2015.