The actions of Technical Assistance and Rural Extension (ATER) will support the process for resumption of agricultural activities on affected properties
The deadline has been extended and now public and private institutions interested in participating in the Tender “ATER Sustainability – Resumption of Agricultural Activities“ have until December 10, 2018, to register. Developed in partnership with the State Secretariat for Agrarian Development (SEDA) and the Technical Board of Economy and Innovation of the Interfederative Committee (CIF), the Tender for Proposals has the objective of contributing to the promotion of sustainable rural development on rural properties affected by the collapse of the Fundao dam in Mariana (MG).
The actions of Technical Assistance and Rural Extension (ATER) will support the resumption process of agricultural activities and environmental re-adaptation, as well as the application of sustainable production practices on impacted rural properties, and support in the insertion or expansion of markets for selling their products, according to clause 125c of the Transaction and Conduct Adjustment Term (TTAC).
The first stage – lots 1 and 2 – will cover rural properties in the towns of Mariana, Barra Longa, Santa Cruz do Escalvado, Ponte Nova and Rio Doce, all in Minas Gerais. Each family served will be contemplated with 64h/year between collective and individual activities. The contract in this stage will be of 46 months.