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Todorov: EUR 600 million will be earmarked for farmers


Ruling VMRO-DPMNE will earmark fresh EUR 600 million in subsidies for farmers, the front runner at the second electoral district, Nikola Todorov, said Wednesday during his visit to Kumanovo villages.

The party’s election program mainly addresses the development of agriculture, Todorov said, and the budget funds will cover 80 percent of expenses for installing of drip irrigation system.

It is a project that should enable greater number of farmers to buy such systems, with 80 percent of the expanses that the state will return as a grant, said Todorov.