Thai Cabinet approves more help for flood-affected farmers

 Thai Cabinet approves more help for flood-affected farmers

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BANGKOK, Sept 27 – The Cabinet on Tuesday endorsed additional farmer-assistance measures in a Bt7.2 million budget in the wake of floods which have left 166 persons dead and uncounted damage to farmland and infrastructure, according to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Theera Wongsamut.

Farmers whose paddy crops were destroyed will receive added compensation of 1,437 baht per tonne of damaged rice and the amount of produce to be compensated has not been limited, the minister said.

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