Report Name: Grain and Feed Annual Country:
Venezuela Post: Caracas
Report Category: Grain and Feed
Date: April 05,2020
During market year 2020/21, a decrease in production is forecast across most commodities in Venezuela. Farmers are dealing with acute shortages of agricultural inputs such as seeds, fuel and fertilizers. Traditional grain and feed crop acreage is being replaced by pulses, tubers, and other staples. The ineffective economic policies of the Maduro government have led it to cede control of imports to the private sector. Nonetheless, the private sector also faces constraints because of limited access to capital and credit. With dwindling production and limited imports, FAS Caracas forecasts declining grain and feed availability to further squeeze the diet of Venezuelan consumers.
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