AMLO affirms that fighting inflation “is facing poverty”; promotes food self-sufficiency

VERACRUZ, Mexico.-President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador led in Veracruz the second day of the campaign production for self-consumptionwhich aims promote the cultivation and harvesting of basic grains in order to curb price increases in products of the basic basket.

In the municipality of Boca del Río, AMLO explained that the greatest impact of inflation in Mexico is recorded in foodfor which the federation is taking measures aimed at reducing the effects of the global phenomenon on the economy of Mexican families, especially those with fewer resources.

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To fight against inflation is to face poverty, to guarantee that income yields more, to strengthen the purchasing power of our people”, he asserted.

Agreement with large companies so that prices do not increase

Photography: Presidency

López Obrador recalled that in recent days an agreement was reached with the large food companies so that the prices of 24 products in the basic basket do not increase. and people pay what is fair for them.

Likewise, AMLO reiterated the importance of the producers of the field, for which highlighted the results of the free fertilizer delivery programsuch as the double production in Guerrero thanks to these supplies and the expansion to Puebla, Tlaxcala, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Zacatecas and Nayarit.

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For his part, the undersecretary of Productive Inclusion and Rural Development of the Ministry of Welfare, Hugo Raúl Paulín Hernández, explained that the objective of the production day in Veracruz It is part of the actions of the Plan against Inflation and Scarcity.

He reported that the Sowing Life programs Y Production for Welfare tThey have the task of increasing up to 2.5 million tons of corn and an additional 50 thousand tons of beans.

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