They acquire some 70,000 bales for cattle due to the impact of the drought

To minimize the impact of the drought in the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Agriculture began an assistance plan to support the different productive sectors of the Dominican agricultural industry, mainly livestock.

Minister Limber Cruz stated that the drought is a phenomenon that does not allow action in the entire productive sector; However, there are sectors to which help can be sought, such as the rancher, who will be given assistance with food for bovines.

Cruz expressed that about 70 thousand bales for cattle were acquired, which will be sent, in a first phase, to the areas of the territory most affected by the drought. He specified that some 12,000 were sent to Dajabón, others to the deep south and northwest of the country; He also pointed out that they have sent drilling machines to extract water from the subsoil.

The head of the agricultural portfolio explained that the machinery for the extraction of water will be in the areas of the short south and deep south, in addition to the northwest line, the coast and Villa Vásquez, in Montecristi.

“We are working to anticipate water rationing events,” added Limber Cruz; Likewise, she pointed out that President Luis Abinader is working with the Water Cabinet to ration the resource, at the same time that they will be announcing a plan to make use more efficient.

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