Arequipa: Agro Rural completes delivery of agricultural kits benefiting more than 200,000 heads of livestock

Published Jun 21, 2024

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The Agro Rural program has successfully protected over 200,000 heads of livestock from small producers in high Andean areas of Arequipa, Peru, by delivering 5,150 agricultural kits. The program has invested S/11,079,200 in providing veterinary kits, foliar application kits, forage conservation kits, and agricultural equipment to these producers, aiming to prevent diseases, reduce animal mortality, and ensure food security. Additionally, the program is constructing 450 sheds and 120 phyto-awnings to protect livestock and crops from adverse weather conditions.
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The Agro Rural program culminated in Arequipa with the delivery of 5,150 agricultural kits, managing to protect more than 200,000 heads of livestock from small producers living in the high Andean areas of the region, located more than 3,800 meters above sea level. . The strategic actions carried out by the Agro Rural program in 30 districts, located in five provinces of the region, have an investment of S/11,079,200 and are part of the activities included in the Multisectoral Plan against Frost and Friaje, whose The main objective is to prevent diseases and animal mortality, as well as guarantee the food security of small producers. “Since May to date, the Agro Rural program has delivered 2,000 veterinary kits throughout the region, which contain antiparasites, antibiotics and vitamins, allowing the protection of 200,000 heads of alpaca cattle and sheep,” reported Víctor Baca Ramos, executive director of Agro Rural. . Likewise, the official said that 350 foliar application kits ...
Source: AgroPeru
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