Latvia earmarks EUR 14.87 million to compensate farmers

  • 2017-10-25
  • LETA/TBT Staff
The government of Latvia has approved allocating EUR 14.87 million from the government's emergency funds to compensate farmers for damage caused by floods this past August and September, the Cabinet of Ministers informed. According to the Agriculture Ministry, farmers who had their crops, vegetables, hay, or apiaries damaged by floods will be inspected by sexperts from Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Center or Rural Support Service. A total of 2,933 farms were visited by late October. The government's compensation payments are based on the experts' finding...
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