In Salekhard reindeer herders of the world will discuss development of the branch
14:37 19 февраля 2018
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Issues of preparation for conducting of the first sitting of the Council of the Association of World Reindeer Herders were considered within the working meeting at the governor of the arctic region Dmitry Kobylkin.
The president of the world public organization Sergey Kharyuchi told about the forthcoming first meeting of the council in the full staff. It is being expected that interests of different reindeer-herding territories will be presented by two experts from each nine country – participants of the Association. In addition to Yamal, representatives of the following regions confirmed their participation from Russia – the welcoming side: from Chukotka and Kamchatka to Yakutia and Yugra. This information is given in the press-service of the governor of Yamal.
It is being expected that the declaration on development of reindeer-herding branch for the coming 4 years will be defined within the sitting of the expert and supervising body – the Council; the participants will share important information on the today’s situation and forecasts on the prospect in the traditional branch of economy of each territory.
Dmitry Kobylkin and Sergey Kharyuchi also in details discussed the current situation in Yamal, acting and planned mechanisms of development of reindeer husbandry. The leader of the Association of World Reindeer Herders notes that the situation with decrease of pastures is characteristic for many northern reindeer-herding countries, having underlined that development of forest tundra reindeer husbandry can be the way out in the prospect. Evaluating the situation in the branch in Yamal, the participants underlined stability of the situation and necessity of work with young reindeer herders.
It is being expected that successful experience of support and development of agro-industrial complex of Yamal in the part of reindeer husbandry will be presented in the sitting of the Council; the representatives of Yamal will share the People’s program of development of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North.
The event is scheduled for the end of March.
The Association of World Reindeer Herders is a circumpolar organization; it includes more than 20 indigenous peoples being busy with reindeer husbandry. It makes about 100 thousand reindeer herders in 9 countries of the world.