Ha Tinh Province asks for aid of over VND23 bil after crop loss

People’s Committee in the central province of Ha Tinh proposed aid of VND23.7 billion taken from state budget  for remedy last crop loss.

Farmers are in despair because of crop loss (Photo: SGGP)

Farmers are in despair because of crop loss (Photo: SGGP)

The provincial People’s  Committee today said that it has sent document to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Finance and the Prime Minister for back for spring-fall crop loss due to disease and natural disasters to stabilize people’s lives.
The sum will be taken from state budget.

Recipients of the support are farmers in 13 districts and cities who suffered losses. Losses are estimated to be VND33,9 billion. For instance, farmers will receive VND2 million if 70 percent of their paddy field is devastated; they will receive VND1 million if less than 70 percent of the field is destroyed.

As per the people’s Committee on June 6, 2017, farmers planted rice on 58,785ha yet the disease destroyed 20,782,8ha.

By DUONG QUANG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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