Development of reindeer husbandry leads to taiga. Grants for construction of fences will be presented in April
15:26 25 февраля 2019
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This year fulfillment of pilot projects within the regional roadmap on rational use of reindeer pastures begins in Yamal.
The first project foresees development of fenced reindeer husbandry in the southern part of Tazovskiy district. The mouth of the Yuredey-Yakha River is the supposed location of its implementation. 500 reindeer were delivered there. The second project supposes delivery of 1000 reindeer from Yamalskiy district to taiga zone of Nadymskiy district with organizing of fenced reindeer husbandry and supplementary feeding. It is supposed to fulfill the project in the district of the settlements Longyugan and Yagelniy. This information was given by the director of the regional department of agro-industrial complex Viktor Yugai at the conference of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug with heads of agricultural enterprises.
Sources of funding for the two projects — two grants in 15 million rubles as startup capital for construction of fences are provided in the regional budget for this year. Contests for grants should be held in April.
“These projects will allow testing the opportunity of delivery of reindeer from tundra to forest zone and introduction of supplementary feeding, as well as forming of experience in organizing of fenced reindeer husbandry in taiga zone and in tundra conditions of Tazovskiy district”, Victor Yugai explained.
The project is designed for two years. With the positive outcome this experience can be extended further on the territory in the coming years.