It needs to perfect legislation in the sphere of northern reindeer husbandry
16:31 14 февраля 2018
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Marat Abdrakhmanov, the chairman of the Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug for development of agro-industrial complex and affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North conducted the sitting of the working group for preparation of draft legislative initiatives on changes to the federal legislation in the sphere of development of northern reindeer husbandry.
The working group included deputies of the regional parliament, representatives of the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, the department of agro-industrial complex, trade and foodstuff, the department on science and innovations, the veterinary service, the board of the Yamal Union of reindeer herders, the Association of reindeer herders of the North, Siberia and the Far East of Russia.
According to Marat Abdrakhmanov, in December last year the Federation Council instructed deputies of Yamal to work on the issue on measures of state support for development of reindeer husbandry. According to the parliamentarian, it is necessary to involve all subjects, where there are reindeer-herding farms, to discussion of this topic: “We need in more detail to study experience of other regions, what mechanisms of support and successful practices they already have”.
The participants also discussed the federal draft laws on northern reindeer husbandry, on state support for persons belonging to indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation conducting nomadic lifestyle. According to the press service of the Legislative Assembly, the talk was about what proposals should be prepared in these draft laws, so that they would consider specifics of northern reindeer husbandry in the region. Marat Abdrakhmanov also underlines that it is necessary to correct the regional law “On reindeer husbandry in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug”.
In addition, the participants of the sitting raised issues of organizing of production on deep processing of endocrine-enzyme raw materials and reindeer velvet antlers in Yamal. According to the representative of the department on science and innovations of the region, attracting of investments in this sphere is possible only after obtaining of final results of scientific researches, which are being conducted today.
The members of the working group will continue their work on preparation of draft legislative initiatives on bringing in changes to the legislation of the Russian Federation in the sphere of development of northern reindeer husbandry.