Declares National Priority Production, Industrialization And Marketing Of Quinoa In The Regions That Possess This Productive Vocation In The Country.

Original Language Title: Declara de prioridad nacional la producción, industrialización y comercialización de la quinua en las regiones que posean esta vocación productiva en el país.

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LAW OF MARCH 22, 2011

EVO MORALES AYMA

CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA

For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, it has Sanctioned the following Act:

PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,

D E C R E T A:

DECLARING NATIONAL PRIORITY PRODUCTION,

INDUSTRIALIZATION AND MARKETING OF QUINOA

IN THE COUNTRY-PRODUCING REGIONS

Article 1. (National Priority). State of national priority production, industrialization and

marketing of quinoa in regions that possess this productive vocation in the country.

Article 2. (Object of Law). Contribute to production, Industrialisation and community marketing of the

quinoa by means of the technification of primary production with the respective protection of areas of cultivation, improvement and conservation of the quality of performance in the site, systems of irrigation, post-harvest improvement, transformation, industrialization and Placing on the market of the product and by-products on the local and national market, and on the external market.

Article 3. (Financing). The Executive Body, through the Ministries of Rural Development and Lands, of

Environment and Water, Productive Development and Plural Economy, in coordination with the Autonomous Regional Governments, Autonomous Governments Municipal and indigenous indigenous governments, indigenous peasants, will be responsible for managing the necessary economic resources from departmental, national and international sources to make this law viable.

Article 4. (Protection of Quinoa). The Executive Body, in anticipation of articles 380, 381, 382, and 383 of the Constitution of the State, will promote internationally the registration and protection of quinoa as a natural resource whose origin is the Andean region.

Article 5. (Registration). Based on the provisions of paragraph ii of Article 381 of the Political Constitution of the

State, quinoa shall be entered in a registration system that safeguards its existence, that of its varieties and the intellectual property in favor of the of the Bolivian people.

Article 6. (Compliance). They are responsible for complying with this Law, the Executive Body, the

Departmental Autonomous Governments, Autonomous Municipal Governments and Indigenous Indigenous Indigenous Governments.

Remitase to the Authority Executive, for constitutional purposes.

It is given in the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, three days of the month of March of two thousand eleven years.

Fdo. René Óscar Martínez Callahuanca, Flora Aguilar Fernández, Zonia Guardia Melgar, Carmen García M.,

Esteban Ramírez Torrico, Ángel David Cortés Villegas.

Therefore, it is enacted to be and comply with the Law of the Plurinational State. of Bolivia.

Oruro, at the twenty-two days of the month of March of two thousand eleven years.

FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Oscar Coca Antezana, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera, Julieta Mabel Monje

Villa, Nemesia Achacollo Tola, Carlos Romero Bonifaz.