Animal identification and registration project to run in Uvurkhangai aimag

Economy | Agriculture
2019-08-20 17:48:27

Uvurkhangai /MONTSAME/. The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are jointly implementing a project on animal identification, registration system and improving the system on recording and traceability in Mongolia.

Bayangol, Bat-Ulzii, Guchin-Us and Uyanga soums of Uvurkhangai aimag will be involved in the project.

On August 20, FAO Representative Vinod Ahuja and Technology & Innovation Consultant at FAO Shardendu Banerji and  others arrived to Uvurkhangai aimag, where they met with chairman of the aimag’s citizens’ representative meeting and aimag authorities, specialists of food and agriculture as well as veterinary departments and introduced the project.   

Within the project, livestock will be registered and earmarked with a purpose to identify origins of livestock, improve thier quality and benefits and reduce livestock theft.