The VIII Provincial Congress of UPA Málaga has reelected Francisco Moscoso Castillo as general secretary with 95.5% of the support. Moscoso will therefore return to be at the head of the agricultural and livestock association in the province for the next four years, as the top position of the new Executive Commission that has resulted from the 8th Congress, the highest decision-making body of the Organization. The commission will be composed of Gerardo Ruiz Capitán, as Deputy Secretary General); Juan Rogelio RosadoPerujo, as Secretary of Organization and Finance; Miguel Ángel Toledo Merino, as Secretary of Agriculture, Innovation and Training; María Lourdes Rivero Coto, as Secreta
The general secretary of the UPA organization, Lorenzo Ramos, highlighted the importance and strength of the Organization in the province.
?We will continue to work for the interests of small and medium-sized farmers, who in this pandemic have guaranteed the supply of the food that we produce and that have reached the stores and homes without problems. It is logical that society recognizes this essential work of the family farming model that we represent, ?said Lorenzo Ramos, who recalled that UPA will continue to? claim to the Government and all links in the chain the need for this law to be fulfilled. And of course we will work to achieve a fairer distribution of the CAP ».
The re-elected provincial secretary of UPA Málaga, Francisco Moscoso, has outlined the lines of work for the next four years, which go through maintaining and reinforcing our hallmark. ?We are and represent Family Agriculture and Livestock, which sustains each and every one of our peoples as we know them. This model, which is the one that ensures the production of healthy, safe and healthy food, together with environmental and social sustainability, has specific difficulties, which fundamentally involve obtaining a fair price at origin for our products. We will also insist on a fairer and more social distribution of aid from the CAP ", he assured.
The VIII Congress of UPA Malaga, held with all the mandatory security measures due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Torre del Mar, has had broad support from affiliates and institutional guests, among whom Patricia Navarro, delegate of the Junta de Andalucía; Teófilo Ruiz, Subdelegate of the Government; Antonio Moreno, mayor of Vélez-Málaga; Pascual Bérchez, head of Agrobank in Eastern Andalusia; as well as a broad union and political representation. Equally important has been the support of UPA, both Federal and Andalusian, led by our Secretary General, Lorenzo Ramos; and continuing by Miguel Cobos, Secretary General of UPA Andalucía; Francisco Moreno, Secretary of Organization of U