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/ On January 23-24, a conference of Mongolian camel herders in the Gobi region was co-organized by the Governor’s Office in Bayangobi soum of Bayankhongor aimag, Department of Food and Agriculture of the aimag, and the Association of Pasture users in Bayankhongor aimag.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A small enterprise to process sheep and goat has started its operation in a Ger in Bayankhongor aimag.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On January 26, Mongolian Red Cross Society informed that herder families facing harsh winter disaster or dzud in 13 aimags will receive CHF 160 thousand from the found of relief assistance during emergencies of the International Committee of the Red Cross and USD 100 thousand from United States Agency for International Development.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In January 2016, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement” began a program to assist herders to overcome difficulties of dzud. The program was set to take effect for 12 months.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A team of researchers from the biopower plant of Novosibirsk, Russia, has worked in Zavkhan aimag of Mongolia. The team collected data from Ikh-Uul, Tosontsengel and Ider soums, where the largest number of yaks inhabit.
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.