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Dominican Republic: FEDA announces it will convert Tamayo municipality into the banana capital

The director of the Special Fund for Agricultural Development (FEDA), Efraín Toribio, announced that he would make the municipality of Tamayo, in the Enriquillo region, the capital of banana cultivation and production in the country, by starting the planting of about 30 thousand tasks in the municipal district of Santana, of the municipality of Tamayo.

He said that in coordination with the Agricultural Bank and the FEDA, they will have financing of 300 million pesos at zero rates of the 5 billion pesos of the Guarantee Fund provided by President Luis Abinader to support national agricultural production.

The official spoke at the head of beginning the planting of 30 thousand banana tasks in the Municipal District of Santana, Tamayo municipality, Bahoruco province.

The director of the FEDA assured that the planting plan would help encourage the cultivation of musacea in that region to increase the profitability of agricultural producers.

Toribio explained that it is necessary to promote the consumption of bananas to return to the traditional roots of Dominican culture.

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