Agricultural project development is an integral part of Agro Starís activities and at present there are numerous greenhouse projects that have been initiated and established by Agro Star in Mexico and Nicaragua. Agro Star develops agricultural projects with local farmers and provides an array of turnkey services including:
- Project design and planning
- Finance procurement
- Equipment procurement and project construction
- Technical and professional support and consultancy
- Sales and marketing of project produce.
Agro Starís fully integrated approach to project development provides for a complete package including all the development stages from the early concept and to the marketing of the finished products.
Herb cultivation pilot project in Nicaragua: Bar Magen Ltd, together with her partner groups; Ginosar Valley Agriculture and Holanda Industria, have recently been awarded a grant by the EVD of The Netherlands for a pilot herb cultivation to be established in Nicaragua. The project was initiated by the partners and supported by The EVD as a means by which to boost agricultural productivity and create employment in the impoverished country of Nicaragua. The project consists of 4 Ha of green houses for the growing of Basil and Chives, both high volume products that are much in demand in the premium markets of The USA. Additionally the project will consist of packing, cold storage and support facilities . A location has been selected in the Cebaco region of Nicaragua and infrastructure works shall commence in the beginning of 2010. The project is expected to be completed and fully operational by the start of 2011.