Twelve years after its launch, the Agricultural Aggregation program exhibits new dynamism: the Nationwide Company for Agricultural Improvement is launching a marketing campaign to implement it and encourage farmers to take part attributable to its many advantages, whether or not when it comes to bettering their earnings or overcoming boundaries to their entry to markets, in addition to resilience within the face of challenges recognized to the trade, particularly with regard to local weather change and successive years of drought.
The Agricultural Union program was launched in 2010 as a part of the primary measures launched by the Inexperienced Morocco Plan.
Though this system has undergone necessary modifications on the stage of the authorized arsenal, the outcomes achieved from it haven’t met the extent of expectations, which prompted amendments to this authorized arsenal with the goal of simplifying it, particularly concerning the world and variety of farmers that must be mixed into one meeting as a way to get hold of the standing of an agricultural agglomeration, in line with the testimony of Mehdi Rifi, director normal of the Nationwide Company for Agricultural Improvement.
Al-Rifi defined at a communication assembly organized by the company this morning, Thursday, within the metropolis of Marrakesh, that the situations supplied for by the utilized texts that regulate entry to agricultural items and obtain help should not an incentive for buyers to take part within the agglomeration, which prompted the company to partnerships with regional workplaces. For agriculture, introduce new texts that simplify the situations for approving the formation of blocks of agricultural agglomerations, in addition to for acquiring help, emphasizing that the requirement to have an space of 300 ha was a deterrent.
And added that the previous Minister of Agriculture, Aziz Ahannouch, on the finish of 2017, gave directions to seek out out the shortcomings within the agricultural aggregation program, and in gentle of this, intensive and intensive consultations have been launched with all companions, skilled entities and worldwide donors, culminating within the convening in 2018 yr of a nationwide debate on agricultural aggregation, during which all parts of the agricultural cloth have been included, and which resulted in unanimous suggestions on the necessity to simplify the procedures for collaborating in agricultural aggregation.
The director of the Nationwide Company for Agricultural Improvement emphasised that each one members within the agricultural sector are conscious that agricultural aggregation is the way forward for agriculture in Morocco, as in different superior nations on this discipline, equivalent to Spain. Carried out.
The speaker famous that the simplification of administrative procedures associated to participation in agricultural aggregation, the marketing campaign to introduce new procedures carried out by the Nationwide Company for Agricultural Improvement, and the notice of the themes of the significance of collaborating in agricultural aggregation are the components that allowed farmers to be extra motivated to take part on this mission.
He added, explaining: “Traders have been in an incredible hurry regardless of tough situations as a result of drought and the pandemic disaster in Corona, as 30 new agricultural aggregation initiatives have been accepted in lower than a yr.”
Aggregation permits farmers to judge and modernize their manufacturing, in addition to overcome quite a few severe issues, the primary of which is the problem of accessing the market.
On this regard, the director normal of the Nationwide Agricultural Improvement Company stated that agricultural aggregation permits farmers to type robust blocs that may simply entry the market, with out the necessity for intermediaries, along with having the ability to stand up to challenges and dangers, particularly local weather ones. modifications, of which the agricultural sector was essentially the most affected.
For his half, Abdelaziz Boussaref, Regional Director of Agriculture for the Marrakech-Safi Area, stated that this communication assembly, organized by the Nationwide Company for Agricultural Improvement in partnership with the Regional Directorate of Agriculture and the Marrakesh Chamber of Agriculture, with agricultural buyers, comes inside the framework of the regional implementation of the inexperienced technology technique, and provides a powerful impetus to the agricultural assortment program and strikes it ahead.
Bosareff defined that the assembly goals to tell buyers in regards to the new procedures associated to the simplification of procedures for participation in agricultural aggregation, the brand new incentives launched by the procedures, and overcoming the issues which have arisen inside the framework of a mutually useful relationship between aggregators and aggregators.
Agricultural buyers can profit from agricultural aggregation by contacting the regional and regional workplaces and regional departments of agriculture, for the reason that administration is liable for all phases of the mission till the farmer advantages from it.