Assistance will be provided to drought-hit farms in Mangystau
Photo: Kazpravda.kz/Adilbek Tauekelov
Prime Minister Askar Mamin arrived in Mangistau region on a working visit, where the region’s governor Serikbay Trumov briefed him on the current situation in the region in animal husbandry and provision of forage for drought-affected areas, Kazpravda.kz refers to the press service of the Prime Minister reporting.
The Prime Minister was briefed on the current work to provide the most affected Mangistau, Beineu, Karakiya districts with fodder. The supply and sale of hay from neighboring regions - Aktobe, West Kazakhstan and Kostanay - has been established.
More than 1200 tons of barley were brought under the agreement with the Food Contract Corporation NC, which were sold to farmers below the market price.
A special commission for the inventory of livestock is at work. The Government has already allocated KZT 1.9 billion to partially reimburse the cost of fodder for the broodstock in Mangistau region.
Additional funds are to be allocated for the formation of a stabilization fund for the purchase and delivery to farms of 114.7 thousand tons harvested hay at affordable prices, as well as for the purchase of 56.3 thousand tons of feed (bran) through the Food Contract Corporation.