Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 24, a signing ceremony of Mongolia to join the Global Consensus on Sustainable Livestock, which was initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ To boost wheat production, wheat farmers are granted financial incentives when they provide wheat to national flour milling companies and to the Crop farming supporting Fund or for State Reserve. In today’s cabinet meeting, the Government defined the incentive amount to be MNT55 thousand for per ton of 1st quality wheat, and MNT50 thousand for 2-4th quality wheat, that meet standards.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During its regular meeting on February 8, the Cabinet resolved to award the ‘State Leading Herder’ title to 103 herdsmen, ‘State Best Herder’ to 5 herdsmen, ‘State Leading Dairymaid’ to 5 dairymaids, ‘State Leading Farmer’ to 5 farmers, ‘State Foremost Agrarian Group’ to 12 agricultural entities and ‘State Foremost Agrarian’ to 21 people. These days, Members of Parliament and Cabinet are presenting the awards.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry has reported that Mongolia will receive 20 million newborn livestock in 2017.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Vaccines for animals are being produced with 90 per cent manual operation due to lack of technical renovation in ‘Biocombinat’, animal vaccine and medication producing state-owned enterprise since its establishment in 1973. Today, the Department of veterinary and breeding introduced current situation of the enterprise to State Emergency Commission.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ With an aim to provide healthy and safe food products to the public and to ensure the regular distribution of raw materials to manufacturers, the Government of Mongolia has launched the first “Meat and Milk” campaign throughout the country on January 1.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During its regular meeting on February 8, the Cabinet assessed documents regarding the best agricultural workers' reward sent from 21 provinces and the capital city to the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry on the basis of 75 criteria.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 8, the first meeting of the Scientists’ council under the Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry was held. The current situation of science of animal husbandry, veterinary, agriculture, food and light industry and future tasks were discussed during the meeting.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ P.Sergelen, Minister for Food, Agriculture and Light Industry met with I.K.Azizov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia on February 3.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 3, P.Sergelen, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry received Masato Takaoka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During yesterday’s cabinet meeting, the Government backed to establish an agreement on additional financing of ‘Project for Market and pasture management development’ between the Government of Mongolia and International Fund for Agricultural Development and decided to send the draft to relevant Standing Committee for its consent.