This delivery is part of the plan of the Miranda state government to diversify production with this plant, as well as to promote and renew the cocoa cultivation areas in the state.
The Miranda state government delivered more than 3.500 cocoa plants to producers in the Merecure sector of Caucagua, Acevedo municipality, to stimulate development, diversify production and renew the cultivated areas of this item of outstanding tradition in the entity, reported the government of Miranda in press release.
This delivery, which was made in the cocoa nursery of the local producer Antonio Vélez, the region's Food Secretary, Miguel Marín, reported that more than 260.000 seedlings have been developed to renew 10% of the cultivated surfaces, as a strategic goal for promote the cocoa sector in the state.
In this place, a registration point was also installed for the agricultural census carried out by the Mirandino government with the purpose of counting the number of existing hectares and items with the greatest potential in the territory.
"We are working with the producers, accompanying them, listening to them and developing the strategic lines to promote agricultural production in Mirando, in this case the cocoa sector, framed in a set of actions for the economic diversification of the region," said Marín.