Oct. 21, 2021
Bogotá, October 19, 2021 (@MinAgricultura) In the framework of President Iván Duque's visit to Brazil, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Rodolfo Zea Navarro, and the Minister of Agriculture of Brazil, Tereza Cristina Corrêa da Costa Días , signed a Memorandum of Understanding, with which they will work on issues such as agricultural production, competitive development and the sustainability of the agricultural sector of the two countries.
Minister Zea Navarro highlighted that the Memorandum of Understanding was signed thanks to the leadership of President Iván Duque and the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro. “This new Memorandum of Understanding will support and improve issues such as productive rural associativity; Family Farming; value chains such as cocoa, cotton and coffee; as well as establishing policies and instruments for rural commercialization, based on the experiences of the other country ”, he stated.
In addition, this document signed between the two Ministries of Agriculture will establish communication channels to strengthen information exchanges, as well as the preparation and exchange of technical and statistical information.
Specifically, the Memorandum of Understanding has 10 areas of cooperation that are: