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Chiayi County will apply for cash assistance for litchi victims caused by drought

Published: 2024-06-24 Author: mysheen
Last Updated: 2024/06/24, The drought and water shortage in Chiayi County since the second half of last year has led to poor results of litchi in Chiayi County. Chiayi County-invited to gather Tainan District Agricultural improvement Farm, Agriculture and Food Administration and Public Office to form an investigation team to conduct on-the-spot investigation in Zhuqi Township and Fanlu Township in the main producing areas.

Chiayi County will apply for cash assistance for litchi victims caused by drought

The drought and water shortage in Chiayi County since the second half of last year resulted in poor results of litchi in Chiayi County. a survey team was formed by Chiayi County-invited Tainan District Agricultural improvement Farm, Agriculture and Food Administration and Public Office to conduct on-the-spot investigation in Zhuqi Township and Fanlu Township in the main producing areas. The survey results reached the relief standards, and the consolidated data were submitted to the Agriculture and Food Administration of the Council of Agriculture to start cash assistance.

The planting area of litchi in Chiayi County is about 838 hectares, which has been dry and rainy since September 109. Although there are many flowers, the follow-up results are not good. According to the report of the Public Office, the affected area of Zhuqi Township, the main producing area, is about 80 hectares, with a damage degree of 40%, while that of Fanlu Township is about 40 hectares, with a damage degree of 30%.

According to the results of the on-the-spot investigation by the investigation team, both Zhuqi Township and Fanlu Township meet the disaster relief standards. Chiayi County-has collected the relevant survey results and will send them to the Council of Agriculture to start the county-wide litchi cash relief. After the announcement of the Council of Agriculture, the affected farmers will be invited to apply at the public office within the time limit.

 
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