Published: 06/08/2010 - Updated: 01/05/2014
Talking about organic farming and organic products, the Andalusian region promotes the industry in several ways: first, there was an economic aid plan to improve organic production and, on the other, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries promotes creation of a decentralized network of institutions providing advice to organic farmers in the Community, in coordination with the Andalusian Administration.
So the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Andalusian Government wants to encourage further expansion and knowledge of organic farming system. To do this, creates a decentralized network of organizations that offer advice to farmers and ranchers in the community, in coordination with the Andalusian Administration.
To this end, one million euros will be used. As reported by the Ministry, they will support 21 advisory bodies and are agricultural cooperatives, nonprofit organizations, and unions or federations of the two previous, established in Andalusia, consulting experience in farming and whose objects include the provision assistance to persons holding farms.
According to recent data, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has funded the establishment or adaptation of advisory services to several entities that are listed by province.
Thus, the benefit of Almeria has been: the Ecological Farmers Association of the East, the Association of Ecological Producers of Almería, COAG-Almería, the Association of Professional Producers of Almeria (BOW), the Association of Vegetable Growers-Exporters in Almería ( COEXPHAL), the Association of Ecological Producers Citrus Del Sur and the Association of Ecological Producers Valle Del Azahar. The total in grants to institutions of this province is of 373,585.41 euros.
In the province of Cadiz have been benefiting Our Lady of Los Remedios S. Coop. And. and the Agrarian Association of Young Farmers of Cadiz (Cadiz Asaja), who have received a total grant of 109 600 euros, while in Córdoba have been granted aid to Olivarera The Pedroches S. Coop. And., The Union of Small Farmers Córdoba (UPA-Córdoba) and COAG-Córdoba. The total amount awarded to the three entities amounting to 170,995.15 euros Cordoba.
As regards Granada, will benefit from these grants The Torcas S. Coop. And., The Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers Granada (Granada UPA) and Procam S. Coop. And who will receive a total of 153,451.51 euros.
In Huelva, the Association of Ecological Dehesas of the Province of Huelva (Adeheco) will receive 59 500 euros, while in Malaga for the Young Farmers Association of Malaga (ASAJA-Málaga) has been awarded a grant in the amount of 7062.04 euros, and Seville-Sevilla COAG, the Organization of Olive Oil Producers of Seville (Opracol) Corsevilla S. Coop. And. and the Association have been jointly CAAE 165,461.14 euros.
Sources: Fitness / Ecoalimenta