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Jerry Quigley of MEDA meets with INTA and MEFCCA authorities

Nicaragua, January 24, 2018 - The Authorities of the Ministry of Family Economy and the Nicaraguan Institute of Agriculture (INTA) have signed an inter-institutional cooperation agreement with the Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA).

The cooperation is for the implementation of a project to advance towards prosperity, including the agri-food sector, for an amount of 9.2 million Canadian dollars, financed by the Canadian Government.


Jerry Quigley, the Senior Vice President of Programs at MEDA, expressed their commitment to signing the agreement to initiate the implementation of program activities and to support the work of the farmers and producers of the country.

For the authorities of INTA and MEFCCA they indicated that it is a priority to support producers, working in value aggregation, finances and the exchange  of technologies that contribute to enhance production.

Once the signing of the Agreement was concluded, it was agreed to work immediately on the 2018 Business 

Plan and the first disbursement process to start the execution of the project.

 --This article was originally published by EL19 Digital.