ADB to continue its program for herders in Mongolia

2020-07-30 11:44:44

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Z.Mendsaikhan met yesterday, July 29, with the delegation of the Asian Development Bank headed by Country Director for Mongolia Pavit Ramachandran.

Mr. Pavit Ramachandran emphasized that the agricultural sector is a promising sector to diversify the Mongolian economy and raise employment and income. He continued “ADB has implemented a number of projects in the food, agriculture and light industry sectors of Mongolia. In the coming years, we plan to focus on supporting small local businesses and introducing climate-resistant livestock and scientific advances into herders' lives”.

After noting the Government of Mongolia’s efforts on the production of value-added products in the agricultural sector and agricultural commercialization, Minister Z.Mendsaikhan expressed his intention to intensify cooperation with ADB and support the further development of industrial parks, supply of agricultural raw materials, and establishment of a storage and protection system.

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