The first “FERTIABONO” of up to 1 hectare was collected in the Lambayeque region

Juan José Tumes Purizaga, was the first agricultural producer of the 129,995 benefited producers in this first stage who today approached an agency of the Banco de la Nación and made his FERTIABONO effective, as well as other farmers dedicated to family agriculture and who cultivate up to 1 hectare and that they are duly registered.

Tumes Purizaga is a small farmer from the Irrigation Commission of Mochumi, a district in the province of Lambayeque. His first words were to thank God and the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (MIDAGRI) for the economic support he has received for the purchase of fertilizers and asked to continue serving small and medium farmers.

As we have been informed, as of today the first stage of the payment of individual economic support (FERTIABONO) began for small agricultural producers, who work cultivated plots of up to 1 hectare, in order to meet the requirements of the 2022-2023 campaign.

Producers may collect the FERTIABONO at Banco de Nación offices based on the last digit of their DNI, beginning this payment with digit zero.

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The initial cost of the FERTIABONO payment to producers of less than one hectare will be S/ 70.8 million and they will contribute to the fertilization of 78 thousand hectares of 40 different crops.

In a first stage, there will be 129,995 beneficiary producers of up to 1 hectare of crops with FERTIABONO, which represent 45% of the universe of farmers who will be served by Emergency Decree No. 022-2022, which established an individual monetary support to a list of 40 strategic crops and that use chemical fertilizers in their crops (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium).

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The MIDAGRI reported that, at the close of the register as of August 31, a total of 569,103 producers are registered in the Register of Agricultural Producers (PPA), of which 288,450 are beneficiaries under the scope of Emergency Decree No. 022-2022 -MIDAGRI. To date, there are 670,000 registered producers in the PPA.