Farmers have not been provided compensation – Cattle Breeders Association President

Dairy cows farmers
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AMMAN — President of the Cattle Breeders Association, Laith Al-Hajj, said that the Ministry of Agriculture has not provided compensation to farmers affected by foot-and-mouth disease. اضافة اعلان

He stated that the official statements regarding this issue have not been fulfilled, Jo24 reported, and that the fate of the compensations is unclear at the moment.

In his statement, he called for practical solutions after completing amendments to the Agricultural Risk Fund System, and mentioned that the ministry has distributed 20,000 vaccines to farmers for the first dose, while another 20,000 will be distributed in the upcoming period.

He further stated that the association has given the Ministry of Agriculture until the end of the current week to clarify its procedures regarding the compensation file before taking any escalatory measures, emphasizing that all options are on the table. 

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