Signing of an agreement that boosts Uruguayan sheep farming

The Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries (MGAP) has signed a collaboration agreement with the Movimiento Juventud Agraria (MJA) and the National Association of Sheep Producers (ANPCO). This alliance seeks to strengthen support for young people linked to the MJA and to improve the sheep productionThe company is now a member of ANPCO.

Young people and their future in rural areas

The signing of the agreement took place at the MGAP headquarters, in the presence of authorities from the aforementioned organizations. Through this agreement, support will be provided to young people who are graduating from the MJA and wish to become involved in sheep production. In addition, work will be done to improve sheep production practices in the country. This support will be managed by the General Directorate of Rural Development (DGDR) of the MGAP and will be used to finance the Meeting of the Frisona Milchschaf held in Castellanos, in the department of Canelones.

DGDR Director, Carlos RydströmThe President stressed the importance of this agreement and its support in the vast experience and work of the JSM in rural areas. The MJA has stood out as an effective intermediary between the needs of rural communities and the implementation of public policies. ANPCO shares a similar target audience to the MJA: small-scale sheep farmers.

Sheep have proven to be a source of opportunities for competitiveness, profitability and improvement in the quality of life of rural families. Rydström underscored the importance of this alliance at a time when rurality is undergoing significant changes and a new way of life in the countryside, driven by sheep farming, is being promoted.

Sheep production, rural life and culture

This agreement achieves two essential objectives. Firstly, it supports the meeting of sheep breed Frisona MilchschafThe event promotes not only the sheep breed, but also the rural culture and a lifestyle in communion with nature. This event promotes not only the sheep breed, but also rural culture and a lifestyle in communion with nature.

Andrés Ganzábal, ANPCO representative, highlighted the importance of celebrating the organization's link with the MJA and MGAP, as well as the achievements made in five years of existence. He highlighted the opportunity that this agreement represents to celebrate the ties that have been forged since the birth of the organization. ANPCO has found in the MJA and MGAP two key institutions that have provided invaluable support in its growth and development.

Oscar García, representative of the MJA, emphasized the commitment of the government and institutions to support productive projects linked to rural families and their development. The sheep sector has evolved significantly in recent years, allowing small rural families to stay on their land and contribute to food production for the country and the world.

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