08/30/13- Prensa Latina (Habana) - El Salvador Opens Bio-fertilizer Plant in Cooperation with Cuba
Chalatenango, El Salvador, Aug 30.- The first bio-fertilizer plant in El
Salvador, built in collaboration with Cuban scientists, was opened
yesterday by Vice President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, in La Palma
municipality, about 80 kilometers from the capital.
"The Cuban and Salvadorian people have shared knowledge, wisdom, because
knowledge is not the property of the people, but humanity, and that is what
the Cuban government has shown," the Salvadoran vice president said.
The bio-fertilizer plant, first of its kind in the country, is located in
El Molino village, El Gramal district, Chalatenango department. It main
objectives is to positively influence in crop yields and get healthy
products for human consumption.
The project also had the collaboration of the Tri-national Trifinio Plan
Commission, a proposal among El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. It seeks
to protect natural resources and generate a harmonious interaction with
Sanchez Ceren said the project complies with the commitments acquired by El
Salvador on sustainable development in the region, with the title of
Fraternity Trifinio Biosphere Reserve, granted by the International
Coordinating Council of the Program on Man and Biosphere at the UNESCO
(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).
The Salvadoran vice president stressed the importance of replacing
utilitarian and predatory policies that can organize social and economic
relations focused on gender, equity, justice, preserving natural processes
and biodiversity, and thus contributing to the ecological balance. (Prensa
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