The United States will support 12,000 spice farmers in Peru
Innovation & Technology
Published Nov 29, 2023
The US Department of Agriculture will launch a $28.6 million project in Peru to support 12,000 small and medium farmers by strengthening the ginger, turmeric, and oregano value chain. The project, called "People, Nature and Spices Alliance" (PENS), will be implemented initially in four regions and later expand to four more regions in Peru. This initiative is made possible by the Free Trade Agreement between Peru and the United States.
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On Wednesday, November 29, the United States Government, through its Department of Agriculture (USDA), will launch a $28.6 million project aimed at strengthening the ginger, turmeric and oregano value chain, providing support to 12,000 small and medium farmers in Peru. Under the name "People, Nature and Spices Alliance" (PENS), the project will initially be implemented in Arequipa, Moquegua, Tacna and Junín, and then extend to Piura, Lambayeque, San Martín and Cusco. This project benefits from the successful Free Trade Agreement between Peru and the United States, which is about to turn ...