African fever triggers financial losses in Armenia
Armenian pig farmers who slaughtered their animals in
prevention of swine fever have launched complaints that state compensation not
been distributed properly, Armenia Now has reported.
The procedure of the financial support distribution is over, but the
complaints of the pig farmers are not. The village, where the first case of
African swine fever was registered is among the protesters.
The virus was
found in 702 pigs in the village; the owners of 420 of them have not received
According to a governmental decision passed earlier in 2008
the state budget has allotted 480 million drams (€978,222) to the communities of
the republic who suffered from swine fever.
â€¢ Armenia Now
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