BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 5
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Agriculture presented a concept of the National Project for Agro-Industrial Development before 2026, Trend reports citing the ministry.
Presenting the concept, the Minister of Agriculture Saparkhan Omarov said that the FAO expects and special working groups from among representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurship, business and science took part in the concept preparation.
The concept includes concrete measures on 15 priority areas for agriculture development.
“The project is aimed at doubling the incomes of workers in the agro-industrial complex, providing stable income for more than 1 million rural residents, involving 350,000 farmers and households in production ecosystems, as well as creating 70,000 family agricultural enterprises,” the report said.
The main novelties of the concept are expanding lending channels and financing instruments for farmers, ensuring transparent and fair access to resources through digitalization, consolidating the stability and continuity of state support measures, allocating subsidies taking into account the specialization of regions, introducing a flexible system of support for exporters, improving the system for disseminating knowledge of agribusiness entities, etc.
During the discussion of the concept, entrepreneurs and farmers voiced their comments and suggestions, which will be taken into account when finalizing the document before discussion at the site of the Atameken.
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