Kazakhstan to establish about 150 agricultural cooperatives by year-end
He said that to ensure rural employment and additional loading of processing capacities through the use of the potential of private farms, Ministry of Agriculture in conjunction with the regional mayor’s offices and MHSD of Kazakhstan signed trilateral single step plan that defines specific targets and indicators before the end of this year. In addition, a working group on the implementation of measures was established and a package of documents for the clarification in the regions was prepared.
“The meetings with the participation of deputies of regional mayors and governors of rural districts were held in all areas, including a number of areas from 28 July to 30 August, a detailed explanation on the mechanism of implementation of the measures have been given, including the basis for the creation of cooperatives and financing conditions,” Vice Minister said.
He noted that according to the signed plans of mayor’s office, 150 agricultural cooperatives will be organized before the end of this year, which will unite 100 milk collection centers and more than 2 200 families’ feedlots.
“As of October 15 this year, 42 milk collection points and 3200 family feedlots were created,” K. Aituganov said.
First Deputy Minister also noted that to avoid a formal approach to the creation of cooperatives established the requirement for the presence therein of at least 20 participants to involve the maximum number of private farms was imposed.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan