The spokesman for Citizens in Cartagena, Manuel Padin, said "that all efforts are few to reconcile farming of Campo de Cartagena to environmental protection, it is not about choosing between one thing and another, it is to give our farmers the tools necessary to keep your job, after more than 30 years of abandonment and neglect. "
Citizens spokesman in Cartagena, Manuel Padin, visited the District Agricultural Office (OCA), based in Jara street, where he was received by its director, Arturo Berguño.
The spokesman for the training had the opportunity to learn in depth the skills and the scope of this agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Environment.
The graces office provides many services to citizens as the dissemination of technological innovation in agriculture, processing of administrative files, and managing various grants and subsidies to the agricultural sector, among which are those aimed at the modernization and consolidation of irrigation systems, and improving infrastructure in the communities of irrigators.
Moreover, also it conducts damage assessment in case of inclement weather, as well as veterinary inspection work to ensure compliance with health standards and animal welfare.
The territorial area of â€‹â€‹the OCA includes the municipalities of Cartagena and La Union, with a total area of â€‹â€‹almost 583 square kilometers.
Among the issues discussed at the meeting, he highlights the interest of spokesman for Citizens know how this Office is promoting the progressive implementation of organic farming in the Campo de Cartagena and to know in detail the strategic work of agricultural inspections in the area .
In this regard, the spokesman of Citizens noted "that all efforts are few to reconcile farming of Campo de Cartagena with environmental protection; it is not about choosing between one thing and another, it is to give our farmers instruments needed to keep his job after more than 30 years of abandonment and neglect. "
Source: Ciudadanos Cartagena