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Drought Damage Estimate Halved

Ljubljana, 13 September - Following the initial rough estimate of EUR 128m in damage caused in agriculture by this year's drought, Defence Minister Aleš Hojs put a new estimate at less than half that figure on Thursday.

Ljubljana
Agriculture Minister Franc Bogovič (left) and Defence Minister Aleš Hojs on the sidelines of a session of the parliamentary Agriculture Committee discussing the consequences of drought.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Agriculture Minister Franc Bogovič (centre) and Defence Minister Aleš Hojs (left) attend a session of the parliamentary Agriculture Committee discussing the consequences of drought.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Agriculture Minister Franc Bogovič (left) and Defence Minister Aleš Hojs on the sidelines of a session of the parliamentary Agriculture Committee discussing the consequences of drought.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
The parliamentary Agriculture Committee discussing the consequences of drought.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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