Project to increase income of villagers being scaled up in Kazakhstan rgns
At a meeting of the Government chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the issue of scaling a pilot project to increase the income of the rural population in the Zhambyl region was considered, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Akim of Zhambyl region Berdibek Saparbayev, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population Serik Shapkenov, Vice Minister - Acting Minister of Agriculture Erbol Karashukeev made reports.
In September 2019, at a meeting of the Government, a pilot project on "Increasing the income of the population of the Zhambyl region" was approved, for implementation of which 7.2 billion tenge was allocated from the republican budget. Funds were provided at a rate of 2.5%.
The program is implemented in 5 areas: effective use of household land, increasing the productivity of livestock and poultry, rational use of share plots to solve problems with feed and pastures, equipping cooperatives with the necessary equipment, and financing business projects in the countryside.
The pilot project is being implemented in 11 rural districts of the Zhambyl region; more than 8 thousand personal subsidiary plots are involved, including more than 51 thousand inhabitants.
As part of the program, the number of entrepreneurs increased by 3 times, the number of recipients of TSA decreased by 3 times, and the income of program participants has doubled. The IFO of gross agricultural production in the region in 2020 amounted to 105.1% (in 2019 - 103.7%).
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan stressed that the region's experience in increasing the income of the rural population has shown its effectiveness and received the support of the Head of State.
“It is necessary to scale this project in all regions of the country, to organize appropriate training,” said A. Mamin.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan instructed the Ministry of Agriculture, together with the Ministries of Labor and Social Protection of the Population, National Economy, Finance, NCE Atameken, to develop an appropriate Roadmap for scaling the project in other regions within a month.