The government has approved an additional program of assistance for farmers

Minister of Rural Transformation and Industry, Saboto Caesar said the Government has approved an additional program of assistance for farmers.

He said these farmers will receive a payment of five hundred dollars to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister Caesar said the Government has made a decision to ensure that more than five thousand farmers across the country receive assistance under the Drought and COVID19 Assistance program, by the end of November.