The overall objective of the operation is to support the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG, by its acronym in Spanish) in the preparation of a strategy for the modernization and update of its structure to provide services to farmers and rural population in a sustainable and efficient manner. Its specific objectives are: i) review and propose modifications to the current legal framework that underpins the structure of the MAG and its relation with autonomous agencies (animal health; plant health; financial services) that comprise the public goods supported by the Government; ii) design and implement an economic evaluation and a potential impact evaluation of these reforms and modernization process; and iii) propose an integral modernization of the technical assistance and technological transfer platform for small farmers.
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IADB
The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) or Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)-funded project. If you submit a complaint to MICI, they may assist you in addressing the problems you raised through a dispute-resolution process with those implementing the project and/or through an investigation to assess whether the IDB or IIC is following its own policies for preventing or mitigating harm to people or the environment. You can submit a complaint by sending an email to MICI@iadb.org. You can learn more about the MICI and how to file a complaint at http://www.iadb.org/en/mici/mici,1752.html (in English) or http://www.iadb.org/es/mici/mici,1752.html (Spanish).