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Spain: Seville farmers cut roads in protest against low agri product prices

Spain, Seville
February 25, 2020 at 21:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

Farmers and animal breeders cut the A-49 road in Seville on a new day of protests on Tuesday to call for what they see as fairer prices for their produce.

Footage shows the protesters driving their tractors en masse while waving flags and holding banners. The group also chanted slogans as they marched to block the highway.

Similar protests have taken place in various parts of Spain over the past few weeks.

The country is in the midst of a wave of protests by farmers in the country's leading agricultural regions. Among their principle aims are the prohibition of selling at a loss; and ensuring that prices are linked to production costs. They are also calling for the establishment of direct sales mechanisms for their products.

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Farmers and animal breeders cut the A-49 road in Seville on a new day of protests on Tuesday to call for what they see as fairer prices for their produce.

Footage shows the protesters driving their tractors en masse while waving flags and holding banners. The group also chanted slogans as they marched to block the highway.

Similar protests have taken place in various parts of Spain over the past few weeks.

The country is in the midst of a wave of protests by farmers in the country's leading agricultural regions. Among their principle aims are the prohibition of selling at a loss; and ensuring that prices are linked to production costs. They are also calling for the establishment of direct sales mechanisms for their products.

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