By Isha Sesay • 03 January 2020 • 10:26
Spain is one of 12 countries the EU has opened procedures against.
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A NEW agricultural study has indicated that over the past 10 years the number of farming animals has significantly dropped in Mallorca, Spain.
Through an annual livestock census carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture, results revealed that in 2008, there were a total of 12,727 cows, where this year there were only 7,500 and the number of sheep has also declined by 95,000.
In response to the figures, Biel Torrens, the Director General of Agriculture, stated that concerted efforts will now be made to support farming activities across the island. This will include campaigns to promote local produce and funds for farmers to recover native breeds.
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