Theme: «Special aid for certified quality products affected by late frosts and inclusion in compensation for late varieties "
In the P.E.. Kozani, and especially in the plain of Serbs- Platanorematos - Velventos as well as in the wider area of Eordea, In April and April there were total destruction of tree crops due to frost and hail.
The result was the extinction of production and significant losses on plant capital with the consequent consequences of placing the products on the domestic and foreign markets., while at the same time, The damage to cooperatives is significant, as in the land workers.
The region of Western Macedonia in general, but also the PE of Kozani in particular, have agricultural products of high quality value, certified, included in PDO regime. and P.G.E., as well as integrated management, in accordance with European and national legislation.
The damage done to arboriculture is complete, thus activating all available resources and mechanisms to support producers is required.
In the article 23 "Liquidation of the damage and calculation of the insurance compensation" par. 4d (Β΄1668/27.7.2011) του κανονισμού του ΕΛΓΑ προβλέπεται η αύξηση της προβλεπόμενης αποζημίωσης έως 30% in relation to the provisions provided for.
The Board. of ELGA decided, and very well, the activation of this article for the PDO apples of Zagora. For the rest of the certified "quality" products there should be appropriate care, especially for the Kozani PE, where disaster damage has been the norm for the last four years and producers in despair.
Because the payment of increased compensation by ELGA for crop damage from extreme weather events, is a reasonable one, established and envisaged procedure
Because στα ποιοτικά προϊόντα το ΥΠΑΑΤ αναγνωρίζει και μια σειρά άλλων πιστοποιήσεων (organic, integrated management, etc.)
Because damage even to late fruit varieties is correspondingly significant
Because the Board. of ELGA for the same cases must take similar precautionary measures
Because The pandemic created additional financial problems for the producers of Kozani, due to unavailable products in domestic and international markets
The competent Minister is asked:
- Does the government intend to give producers an increase in compensation for all certified quality products;
- What actions must growers take in order to receive the increased compensation?;
- Immediate advances will be given to producers;
- What measures have been taken to freeze debts to insurance funds and tax authorities;
The questioning Members