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18 Oct 2019

Commission approves preference for organic products in tenders

The Agriculture, Livestock, Supply and Rural Development Commission approved on Wednesday (9) a proposal that allows preference for organic products certified according to the Organic Law in public bids.

Today the Bidding Law allows preference only to suppliers of national products and services, and to companies that comply with the hiring quota for people with disabilities.

Rapporteur in the board, Deputy Lucio Mosquini (MDB-RO) defended the approval of the proposal (Bill 4430/19). He stressed that organic agriculture reduces the use of nonrenewable inputs, especially fertilizers and pesticides, conserves biodiversity, increases soil organic matter, reduces erosion, pollution and siltation of rivers and lakes, and promotes better living conditions. work and country life.

The project will also be analyzed conclusively by the Finance and Taxation committees; and Constitution and Justice and Citizenship.

Report – Murilo Souza
Edition – Marcia Becker