Germany will render support to agro-industrial complex of Yamal
16:05 25 января 2017
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In Berlin a deputy governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Alexander Mazharov and the minister of agriculture, environment and consumer protection of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Dr. Till Backhaus discussed prospects of further cooperation.
Yamal became world famous owing to unique reserves of natural resources. The region extracts, transports and processes oil and gas. Yamal has the biggest reindeer herd in the world. And the region wants and is ready to extend the sphere of cooperation, as the deputy governor of Yamal says.
Alexander Mazharov told Dr. Till Backhaus about municipalities of Yamal, specifics of their development, kinds of economic activity and branches of industrial production. They discussed possible prospects of interaction between the regions, shared opinions on development of agriculture.
Both Yamal and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern have similar key branches in agriculture — fishing and processing, deep processing of meat products. The minister expressed readiness to render support to agro-industrial complex of Yamal by means of consulting and giving expert assistance in the sphere of processing of meat products, taking into consideration accumulated experience of the German side in this issue.
Development of reindeer husbandry of Yamal, its specifics and potential became the basic topic of the meeting. The minister notes that in Germany there are trade networks that specialize on agricultural products; exactly they can become potential partners. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is ready to render assistance in the issue of further cooperation. Dr. Till Backhaus focuses attention on two directions of joint activity the most promising for both sides – fish and deer. As he says, the German side is interested in compensation of shortage of fish, and deer meat is a very precious dietetic and ecologically pure product. It plays a big role for health of population.
As Dr. Till Backhaus underlines, he as the minister of agriculture, environment and consumer protection of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern will struggle for lifting of all sanctions against Russia in the sphere of agriculture and giving the opportunity to Russia to participate in “Green Week”. He is sure that in the prospect this issue will be solved. He asks the governor and his deputies to inform the authorities of the country that Russia is being waited here.
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” in the regional department of international and external economic relations, during many years Yamal successfully develops cooperation with regions and enterprises of Germany. Economy and humanitarian sphere are in the basis of this interaction.