Introduction of Norwegian Red cow discussed

Economy | Agriculture
2020-01-23 13:12:56

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Taking part in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2020 in Germany, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ch.Ulaan met with Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Kingdom of Norway Olaug Bollestad.

Minister Ch.Ulaan expressed his interest in expanding cooperation with Norway on the development of intensive livestock farming, improvement of animal health services, as well as the monitoring and control of highly infectious animal diseases. He commended the mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation where the Norwegian Veterinary Institute is helping eradicate animal diseases in the eastern region of Mongolia, carry out joint research projects on the monitoring and control highly infectious animal diseases, and strengthen national capacity, and the Norwegian veterinarians are gaining more experience and practical skills.

Ms. Olaug Bollestad proposed continuing with that collaboration and stressed the importance of the partnership between  the veterinary agencies of the two countries.

The Norwegian side showed an interest in bringing Norwegian Red dairy cattle that has a high milk yield to Mongolia, saying it is possible to share the practices of the country’s GENO agricultural cooperative and work together for the advancement of intensive farming.

She then noted her understanding of the quality of Mongolian cashmere products and that there are customers who are interested after Minister Ch.Ulaan informed that Mongolian companies are are keen to export wool and cashmere products suitable for Norway’s cold climate.

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