Prime Minister attends the enterprise involved in food belt of Almaty

15 August 2016, 18:17
Almaty
Фото: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

During his working trip to Almaty Karim Massimov visited the research and production center,  dairy complex of agricultural holding and controlled the exhibition "Meat livestock".  Every year, LLP "Bayserke-Agro" produces 1800 tons of milk and 1250 tons of meat products, contributing to the food security of the region.

The company is also engaged in the cultivation of crops. The assets of the agricultural holding reach  about 3 600 hectares of cultivated land.

During the inspection of agricultural lands deputy akim of Almaty E. Aukenov  informed Karim Masimov about the development of food belt around Almaty. So, in 2016 it is planned to implement 54 projects worth 56.2 billion tenge in the framework of food belt.

Karim Massimov noted that the  agribusiness in Kazakhstan has significant potential for growth, but for the further development of the Kazakh sector farmers need to keep a close relationship with science.

It is worth noting that on the basis of "Bayserke-Agro"  a scientific cluster was created. The agroholding actively cooperates with scientists of the Research Institute of plant protection and quarantine, executions and animal feed production.

In conclusion, the Prime Minister visited the stud farm where thoroughbred horses are grown.

For reference:

In 2008, President Nursultan Nazarbayev instructed to develop a program for the creation of food belt around Almaty. The task of  the agro-industrial complex of  Almaty region was  to provide the population of the largest city of the country with quality and fresh food products of domestic production.

"We need to involve  the Zhambyl and South Kazakhstan regions, " the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan noted.