Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan released a summary of its work for 2020.
2020, Kazakhstan will carry out spring planting under extremely difficult conditions.
despite the state of emergency, the government has taken timely and effective measures to ensure barrier-free access for farmers, and has formulated corresponding working procedures to ensure that spring planting is completed in the best possible time.
2020, the impact of the epidemic, domestic and foreign markets for important social and livelihood food demand has increased dramatically.
in order to ensure the supply of the domestic market and provide food security for the residents, the Ministry of Agriculture has adopted temporary restrictions on some food exports to avoid disorderly exports of food for the people's livelihood, and there is no shortage of supply in the domestic market.
Ministry of Agriculture continues to provide farmers with high-quality seeds, cheap fertilizer, plant protection equipment, and strengthen agricultural machinery.
production and quality are guaranteed despite extremely arid climatic conditions during the growing season.
same time, the Ministry of Agriculture continued to promote crop diversification, focusing on import substitution and expanding the area of high-margin crops (oil, grain, vegetables, melons).
total area of crop planting reached 22.7 million hectares, an increase of 2.5% over the previous year.
January-November 2020, Kazakhstan's food industry achieved a production value of 1.745 trillion tgs, up 3.6% YoY.
Although the outbreak has led to the slow sale of some products, some agro-processing plants have been successfully put into operation, including the 500-ton-a-day oil-pressing plant in Tardi Kurgan, Almaty, the 60-ton rice processing plant in Khizr Alda, and the 700-ton-a-year fruit cannery in Turkstan.
last year's pilot work, in 2020, farmers to buy livestock mortgage loan mechanism has been widely used to promote, loan application approval time is further shortened.
beef production chain is developing rapidly.
, the total size of beef cattle farming in Kazakhstan reached 279,000 head, beef processing capacity of 240,000 tons.
framework of anti-crisis measures, an additional 28.5 billion tangos will be allocated to the central budget in 2020 to subsidize livestock development and investment, and to provide loans of 400 billion tangos to the agro-industrial complex.
, Kazakhstan is implementing a series of dairy animal husbandry import substitution projects, the establishment and expansion of dairy farm network.
2020, 17 industrial farms and 30 family farms will be put into operation, with a milk production capacity of 955,000 tons.
production of processed milk is expected to increase by 500,000 tons over the next five years, which will fully solve the problem of milk import substitution.
expects the self-se ratio of ha cheese and cheese to rise to 80 per cent by the end of 2022 and to be fully self-se ratio by 2025.