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Within the framework of implementation of State Program for AIC Development in 2017, 6 target figures achieved – MA RK

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by March 20, 2018 Key Issues

As noted by Arman Yevniev, the results of the implementation of the State Program for the Development of the Agro-Industrial Complex in 2017 show positive results.

“The volume of gross agricultural production increased by 2.9% and amounted to 4.1 trillion tenge. There is also an increase in food production by 4.1%. The growth of investments in the fixed capital of agriculture was 29%, and in food production � almost 32%,” A. Yevniev informed.

In general, according to the speaker, within the framework of the State Program for 2017, it was planned to achieve 7 target indicators, of which 6 have been achieved.

The indicator on the creation of agricultural cooperatives was exceeded by 82% or instead of 467 planned, 850 cooperatives were actually created. As the Vice Minister noted, in this issue it is necessary to introduce a model of creating an anchor agricultural cooperative for the purpose of uniting both large and small entities of the agroindustrial complex using elements of horizontal and vertical cooperation.

In crop production, diversification of the structure of sown areas continues. The area of oilseeds was increased by 444 thousand hectares in comparison with 2016, sugar beet, by 6.3 thousand hectares, leguminous crops, by 274 thousand hectares or by 2.6 times. The level of 2016 also exceeds the acreage of barley, oats, maize, buckwheat, rice and cotton. In comparison with 2016 the area of wheat decreased by 467 thousand hectares.

In livestock production, output increased by 3.9%, including meat, by 5.9%, milk by 3%, eggs, by 7.3%. There is an average of 5% increase in the number of main species of animals. At the same time, the share of breeding cattle increased to 11%. In 2017, exports of agricultural products and products of its processing increased by 12.5%, including processed products, by 10.7%.

It should also be noted that in the framework of the state program for the development of AIC, soil and geobotanical land studies and soil assessment were carried out on an area of 11.3 million hectares.

It should also be noted that in the framework of the state program for the development of AIC, soil and geobotanical land studies and soil assessment were carried out on an area of 11.3 million hectares.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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