Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Authorities of Selenge aimag visited Shizuoka Prefecture of Japan and established a cooperation agreement on sowing buckwheat in Selenge province last week.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Mercy Corps” NGO has announced a call for a tender for subproject on supporting the reduction of negative influence caused by dzud or winter disaster in Zavkhan province, among NGOs.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ P.Sergelen, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry met with Catherine Arnold, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mongolia on January 9.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ P.Sergelen, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry received S.V.Chepurnoi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Mongolia on January 9. At the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on issues of future cooperation in the fields of agriculture and light industry.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Mongolia is capable of producing about 290 thousand tons of meat of 11.6 million heads of livestock in 2017”, estimates a relevant study conducted by government specialized organizations.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Camels of Great Gobi” a festival of Mongolian camel herders and a regional conference took place in Bayan-Undur soum of Bayankhogor province of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The reindeer population in Khuvsgul province has been growing in recent years to reach 2040 reindeers showing an increase of 185 heads of reindeers or 9.9 percent compared to previous year, according to an annual livestock census made in the end of 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During its January 6 session, the Parliament held a preliminary discussion on draft bills of the revision of food law and food security law of Mongolia, and transferred the bill to Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment, Food and Agriculture to be prepared for the first discussion.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ "As of December 31, 65 soums of 15 provinces are in dzud and 66 Soums of 14 provinces are in dzud-like condition”, revealed the latest report by Information and Research Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A campaign to vaccinate livestock animals in 22 soums of 7 provinces with a total of 2.5 million doses of vaccine against livestock diseases are currently ongoing. The campaign covered provinces that are considered high-risk areas; Arkhangai, Bulgan, Tuv, Dundgobi, Khentii, Selenge and Darkhan-Uul.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At the end of 2016, the livestock population in Mongolia reached over 61 million with a 9.9 percent of annual increase, according to the National Statistical Office of Mongolia (NSOM)’s preliminary report "Livestock Census-2016" released on December 27, 2016.