As of August 13, 2020, the program for the Promotion of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishing and Aquaculture (Bienpesca) has dispersed its 1,391 million 688 thousand pesos, benefiting 193 thousand 295 small fish and aquaculture producers, workers of production units aquaculture and older boat crews. With a surplus in Mexico's agri-food balance of 19 percent on the rise (totaling 7,462 million dollars), the Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, Víctor Villalobos Arámbula, affirmed that rescuing the countryside and moving towards food self-sufficiency implies also the challenge that more and more producers join the benefits of a competitive and sustainable agriculture, with demand in local and international markets. He cited examples of successful productive projects in which small-scale producers participate, such as the Mexican banana from Tabasco, Chiapas and Colima that is sent to China, Japan and the United States; mango Tommy, Atkins and Ataulfo, from Oaxaca to the United ...
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