The Secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Carlos Flores Ortega, announced today the availability of the online application for funds approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), aimed at all participants in the fishing industry affected by the pandemic of Covid-19.
“The fishing sector has had a great negative impact on the coronavirus, many have not been able to operate or sell their products. This incentive is aimed at their recovery and the productive development of vulnerable fishing communities,” said Flores Ortega.
You can find the application through the page www.fishery.agricultura.pr
The Secretary stressed that duly certified fishermen will receive a response no later than 24 hours after filling in the required information.
“We urge all fishermen to enter the page and fill out their application, it is easy and we use all technological resources to speed up the process. Likewise, all those who cannot or do not have computers or internet access can visit one of the agricultural region offices or call your area agronomist for assistance. ” added.
For more information, you can call 787-273-2183.