The president of the CNA explained that while support is being provided, it is assistentialist and insufficient, and historically, the agricultural sector has had limited access to credit.
Without Banco del Bienestar or Financiera Rural in remittances and agriculture, it is said that there is an opportunity for new competitors
The general director of "Compartamos Banco" stated that the departure of "Banco del Bienestar" from the remittance market and the extinction of "Financiera Rural" open the way for new players in the formal financial sector to gain participation and compete in the credit market.
Victor Suarez, Undersecretary of Agriculture, stated that these consultations are aimed at promoting the interests of seed oligopolies and are not based on a scientific approach.
According to the GCMA, there have been no imports of Brazilian beef, due to high logistic costs and lack of competitiveness in the national market.
The ruling party quickly approved 20 initiatives on Friday, one of which received even less support within the party: the disappearance of the National Agricultural, Rural, Forestry and Fisheries Development Fund (FND), known as Financiera Rural, which had been lending money to farmers under that name for 20 years.
According to a report by the Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) published today, in 2022, acute food insecurity affected 17.8 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, and 258 million people in 58 countries worldwide suffered from it last year.