Siliana: 377,000 quintals of grain collected
24/06/2024 18:40, TUNIS/Tunisia

Siliana, June 24 (TAP) - The quantities of grain collected in the governorate of Siliana have reached 377,000 quintals from the start of the harvest season until last Sunday, according to Mohamed Tahar Azouz, head of the field crops department at the Regional Agricultural Development Authority.

The harvest consisted of 230,700 quintals of durum wheat, 5,200 quintals of soft wheat and 141,700 quintals of barley.

During her visit on Monday to the collection centres in the delegations of Bargou and Siliana-north, Director of the Grain Board, Saloua Ben Hadid, told TAP that the region has 28 collection centres with a capacity of over one million quintals.

She added that for this season, 182 centres with a storage capacity of almost 7.8 million quintals of grain are available nationwide for the collection of the harvest.

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