UNAG

AcronymDefinition
UNAGUnión Nacional de Agricultores y Ganaderos (Spanish: National Union of Farmers and Ranchers, Nicaragua)
UNAGUnited Nations Association of Guyana
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La UNAG vino a cubrir ese vacio y a neutralizar los avances del campesinado opuesto a la revolucion.
La UNAG buscaba agrupar a todos los productores agropecuarios independientemente de su nivel de capital y asi lograr una hegemonia entre el sector campesino que la ATC no habia organizado.
Al inicio, por orientacion del FSLN la UNAG trabajo con los cooperativistas y busco que muchos de sus miembros se asociaran en CCS.
El predominio de campesinos con tierras hizo que las demandas de la UNAG fueran las del mediano productor preocupado por los precios, la comercializacion, el transporte y el acceso a insumos, y no las del campesino pobre que reclamaba tierra.
90) Existian diversos estimulos para este crecimiento: los afiliados de la UNAG recibian un trato favorable para la obtencion del credito y podian ejercer presion para que el gobierno adoptara politicas mas propicias a los productores.
In addition to the unions and popular associations like the ATC and UNAG that developed in the previous decade under the Sandinistas, more than 300 new nongovernmental organizations -- of women, barrio-dwellers, landless peasants, agricultural workers, students, and so forth -- have formed.
That has meant a significant growth of autonomy for national organizations like UNAG, the ATC, and AMNLAE (Luisa Amanda Espinoza Nicaraguan Women's Association).
The women's movement is now represented at levels ranging from local community groups to separate women's sections of the ATC and UNAG, to national women's networks working on such issues as health, education and violence.
For eight hours we waited as UNAG officials searched for some means of transportation to get us back to Managua.
UNAG was initially an organization of small proprietors and articulated that sector's demands regarding land, prices, goods, and services.
UNAG is possibly the most active organization in terms of expressing the demands of its sector and in the involvement of its members in revolutionary tasks.
To the extent that this more campesinista orientation and a simultaneous greater focus on the internal market is maintained by the agrarian reform project, the influence of UNAG will undoubtedly increase.