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Farmers affected by flooding to get $100 million in help

A total of $100 million will be provided to assist farmers who were affected by the recent flooding in the several section across Jamaica. 
 
This was disclosed by Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at a meeting with farmers in Orange Bay, Portland, recently.
 
The Agriculture Minister said Portland will be receiving a little less than $25m for the repair of farm roads while $30 million from the Ministry's Productivity Incentive Scheme will go towards assistance for farmers who were severely affected by the flooding.
 
Some $320 million will be spent on the repair of farm roads islandwide.    


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