Frost damaged 5-7% of harvest in NKR

Azat Artsakh – Republic of Nagorno Karabakh (NKR)
April 19 2004


At the April 14 meeting of the National Assembly member of parliament
V. Balayan questioned the government whether the government is going
to take any actions to aid the farmers whose land was damaged of
frost, particularly postponing the term of repayment of loans.
Minister of agriculture Benik Bakhshiyan informed that the frost at
the beginning of April damaged 20-25 percent of the fruit orchards and
vineyards. According to the minister the 7 degrees of cold will affect
the harvest by 5-7 percent. According to Bakhshiyan, the minister has
already received applications from the farmers. The situation is
studied and after summing up the results necessary measures will be


From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

Emil Lazarian

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