Payment will be made by surveying the losses, which will be
carried out by the Regional Directorates of Agriculture and Fisheries, after
completing a form available on the website of the Institute for Financing for Agriculture
and Fisheries (IFAP).
Helping the bees
Meanwhile, six tonnes of food are provided for bees, which
will be distributed in conjunction with the National Federation of Beekeepers.
“To this extraordinary support, intended to ensure animal
feed, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food determined the management authority
of the PDR 2020 [Rural Development Program] to open measures to support the
restoration of the productive potential of agricultural holdings, as soon as
According to the ministry supervised by Maria do Céu
Antunes, provisional data, collected until July 26, indicate that the burned
area in Portugal totalled close to 58,000 hectares, with 11%, that is, 6,377
hectares, corresponding to agricultural land.