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Grants worth $23,000 to give Russian farmers a boost

  • 11 Aug 12:26

Sanctions against European food products are putting Russian farmers in the Kremlin's spotlight. Government grants to help farmers set up in business are growing. Yury Orlov from Mordovia runs a dairy farm. He has recently received a Russian governmentBeginning Farmergrant as a new farmer of 1.5 million rubles ($23,000). With this money, he has equipped a milking shed and purchased 15 cows. Yury is now planning to enter a competition for a grant as a “family farm" - worth between 3 and 7 million rubles ($47,000-$110,000), which would enable him to significantly increase capacity and production. Natalia Zvereva, director of regional social. Read more...