Work on change of the status of a private reindeer herder will be conducted at all levels of the power
15:12 25 декабря 2018
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In reindeer husbandry the department of agro-industrial complex of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug conducts targeted work, which requires for support at the federal level.
“We consider it necessary to give private reindeer herders the status of private farm households, what will provide this large category of population with the right for state support in reindeer husbandry”, the director of the department Viktor Yugai said at a press conference. – “We recently discussed this topic in the Ministry of agriculture, where we found support. Today we conduct work with other subjects of the Russian Federation that are busy with reindeer husbandry, summarize their suggestions, opinions and, I think, next year we shall present the legislative initiative on bringing in amendments to the Federal law on private farm households”.
At the same time, the more effective form of reindeer husbandry — peasant farm holdings – is already offered to private reindeer herders at the regional level. This legal status automatically makes a family being a subject of state support, later they will be able to claim state support for maintenance of reindeer livestock, for sale of reindeer-herding products additionally to existing income at the time of delivery of reindeer livestock to slaughter complexes.
Therefore, together with the local authorities the department will have huge time-consuming work aimed at explaining advantages of the new forms of farming to each reindeer herder. Today large-scale preparation is conducted, and the competence center is created. In every possible way it will assist to creation of small forms of economy, including in reindeer husbandry. Each person or a family, who decides to create own peasant farm holding, will receive help. Specialists will work individually with each family, with everyone, who will express such a desire. Viktor Yugai notes that today there are no peasant farm holdings in reindeer husbandry of Yamal, but people express big interest.