The Ministry of Agriculture "ignoring"!..And "Baghdad" is busy and 3 governorates wasted "the best's trees"
The destroying of many groves in AL Basrah and Dyala and AL mada'an and al mahmodiya and AL Rashdiya suburbs in Baghdad, arouse a lot of questions among media and politics besides the enquiry of farmers.
Some farmers talked to AL noor and said that there is some people had wanted that palms destroying, especially the years between 2005 until the tribes turned back to take the responsibility in 2008, where some unknown armed men were shooting that trees just to wreck it.
They added that palm trees is the only source of their living , but now after they lost that source they calling the government to look seriously for the real reason behind what is going on.
The palms groves in AL Badra which is covering area 3000 Donam, its known as the only source of rare kinds of dates, like (Barbun,AL Maktom, Jamal AL deen , Ketaz) and another rare kinds like (Ali Abed, Ali Dola),but all that kinds are dying out because of the damaging which gangs caused it , by shooting at the "heart" of that palms and let it die slowly
Some of AL Badra farmers said that "Kurdish Parties" standing behind that burning and damaging of the palms trees, and the chairman of local council and its entire members know the real doer of what happening with their palms trees groves and sometimes they kill the owner of that grove if they had to.
And the farmers added that the incoming of their producing is not enough to cover the expenses which is caused the death of a lot of fruits trees beside dead out of rare kinds of dates, and they confirmed that the burning's accidents registered to unknown doer all the time. Referring that firemen helped to extinguishing the fire which flares at night always which is usually takes many hours to extinguish.
The farmers accused certain gangs, formed to kill people and palms for money starting from 5000 $ to 20.000, and for political purposes to.
And according to farmers that there are 100 from 1000 of palms grove had regular burning by those gangs, and all that groves known as a source of the best dates and fruits in the world.