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Thanh Hoa (VNA) – The People’s Committee of central Thanh Hoa province has approved funds of nearly 20 billion VND (869,000 USD) for 2017-2018 winter crop restoration in the wake of recent floods.

Farming households, cooperatives and businesses that buy corn for animal feed will receive 900,000 VND per ha. Those purchasing chilli and potato varieties will get 1.3 million VND and 12 million VND per ha, respectively.

Others with at least 5ha of corn and 3ha of chilli, potato, vegetable and bean cultivation will receive a grant worth 3 million VND per ha each.

In the first stage, 12.8 billion VND will be paid in advance.

During the recent floods, up to 1,912 ha of rice and 12,043 ha of vegetables were destroyed.-VNA