Uruguay's Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries (MGAP) sought technical advice from Chile to handle the current bird flu crisis, it was reported Friday in Montevideo.
Uruguay’s Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fishing, Fernando Mattos, appeared before the Permanent Commission of Parliament at the request of the opposition Frente Amplio (Broad Front) to explain the measures taken by the government in response to the drought that has affected the country since last year.
Uruguay's Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries Fernando Mattos Tuesday announced that the Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou was extending the agricultural and livestock emergency until April.
Uruguay's Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Fernando Mattos Thursday announced the Government had declared a national emergency due to poor rainfalls.
Uruguay's Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries Minister Fernando Mattos has not ruled out declaring a national emergency due to the water deficit caused by poor rains, despite western and southern parts of the country being the most severely affected by the lack of rainfall during the winter.
Uruguay's Livestock Minister Fernando Mattos Tuesday highlighted that his country had surpassed US$ 2 billion in beef exports and that projections for the end of the year showed record figures. Mattos also recalled that in 2021 US$ 3 billion worth of meat were exported.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday heralded there would be news regarding the price of meat and some other “fundamental inputs.” He also announced the measures will be announced at different times, and they also will be “internal, except for some imports of meat cuts.”
Uruguayan dairy producer Conaprole has filed a lawsuit against the State for nearly US$ 62 million due to payments owed by Venezuela for the sale of products, Agriculture Minister Fernando Mattos announced.
Uruguay's Agriculture and Livestock Minister Fernando Mattos explained during the weekend that in addition to a batch of Uruguayan beef turned down by China at the port of destination for containing excessive amounts of fat, a similar case had been detected in the port of Montevideo, which was ready to be shipped.
For the eighth year, the United Kingdom participated in Montevideo's Expo Prado Show, annual international livestock and agricultural industry exhibition where the largest productive sector of the Uruguayan economy shows its muscle to the thousands of visitors and private and public exhibitors who turn up for each edition. This year is the second time that Ambassador Faye O'Connor has appeared at the opening of her country's pavilion, which will also house, once again, a Falkland Islands themed stand promoting industry and tourism.