The Member of Parliament SYRIZA PS. Π.Ε. Kozani Mr.. Calliope Vetta, accompanied by the President of the Agricultural Cooperative of Olive Imeron Kozani Mr.. Dimitris Papadopoulos and the Secretary Mr.. Gabriel Papadopoulos met with the President of ELGA. K. Andrea Lykurentzo.
The main topic of discussion was the promotion of the requests that have been submitted to the Organization for compensation of plant and animal capital by farmers and cooperatives of PE.. Kozani, as well as the revision of the regulation to include all cases of disasters in 100% of damage.
Initially, the issue was discussed with the compensations of the olive growers in Imera, where the background was developed by the two members of the Board of Directors.
Assurances were given that, once the appropriate financial instrument has emerged, which will operate independently of the ELGA regulation, Proceedings to compensate the producers they face will proceed quickly, For several years, serious problems due to natural disasters.
Subsequently, was on behalf of Ms.. Vetta, request to find a solution to compensate the producers for the winter disasters in the late cherry crops and other arboricultural crops in the Mediterranean axis- Πύργων- Komninon- Πεντάβρυσου
Alongside, there was a request for speeding up the proceedings concerning the objections to the 2020 in the area of the plain of Velvento and Serbion.
also, In the context of the necessary change of the regulation, proposals for compensation of producers from animal-caused disasters were discussed, such as wild boars, wild horses etc..
End, the Member of Parliament asked Mr.. Lykurentzo the issue of the understaffing of ELGA. Kozani where, for example, than provided 20 permanent positions of agronomists and 3 veterinarians, there are only 9 agronomists and no veterinarians.
Alongside, raised the issue of the extension of fixed-term employment contracts, ενώ αναφέρθηκε στις ισχνές αποζημιώσεις των εργαζομένων του ΕΛΓΑ για τις μετακινήσεις και οδοιπορικά, with pricing that is the same as 2006.
The President of EL.GA.. acknowledged the problem and said that resolving it requires institutional flexibility and financial support from the relevant Ministries.
There was an understanding in identifying the problems while it was given, from both sides, the assurance that the information and cooperation for the upgrading of the insurance-agricultural sector and the strengthening of the primary sector will continue.