Argentina Creates $10.4M Fund to Help Ease Pain from Drought-hit Parana River

A general view of the Puente Nuestra Senora del Rosario (Our Lady of Rosario) bridge, which links the Rosario city in the Santa Fe Province with Victoria city in the Entre Rios Province, over the Parana River, in Rosario, Argentina July 8, 2021. The lack of rain in Brazil, where the river originates, has brought water levels down in Argentina, forcing cargo ships to reduce the amount of grains that are loaded for export. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian/File Photo

Argentina said on Saturday it would dedicate $10.4 million to help ease the pain caused by an ongoing drought that has seen the Parana River, a key transport route for the country’s precious grain crop, wither to its lowest level in 77 years.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Maximilian Heath; Writing by Dave Sherwood; Editing by Daniel Wallis

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