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Gov't Grants Aid for the Development of Mexico City's Rural Areas

These rules aim to establish the terms and criteria securing aid for the recovery of fertile lands not being put to use that are over half a hectare in size
By The News · 28 of June 2017 09:29:24
Farmed fields, No available, photo: Pixabay

Mexico City – Mexico City’s government, through the Rural Development and Equity for Communities Secretariat (Sederec), will grant aid for the development of the rural population of up to 20,000 pesos ($1114) to people of scarce resources and 7000 pesos per working group.

The announcement was detailed in the specific guidelines for the components of the Agricultural and Rural Development Program 2017, a boost to rural and agricultural activities in the country’s capital, published Wednesday in the Official Gazette.

These rules aim to establish the terms and criteria securing aid for the recovery of fertile lands not being put to use that are over half a hectare in size.

These idle sites are located in the rural areas of the Álvaro Obregón, Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Magdalena Contreras, Milpa Alta, Tláhuac, Tlalpan and Xochimilco branches, encompassing 30,000 hectares with agroforestry, agroforestry, agroecological and agroecological areas.

The aid package includes a soil study to ensure that the crop or livestock activity that is intended to be carried out is feasible.