On the 24th of December current year, under the leadership of Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan, Chairman of Steering Committee Ziyozoda Sulaimon was hosted a regular meeting of the Steering Committee state investment projects of the SE “Project Management Unit “Livestock and Pasture Development” with the participation the representatives from the Ministry of Finance, State Committee on Investments and State Property Management, State Committee on Land Management and Geodesy, Committee for Women and Family Affairs under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, Agency for Land Reclamation and Irrigation under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, Livestock Institute of Tajik Academy of Agricultural Sciences, as well as relevant structures.
The work of meeting was opened by Chairman of Steering Committee Ziyozoda Sulaimon who explained the goal of the meeting.
At the same time, in the meeting, PMU Director Khojazoda Abdulahad noted that nowadays PMU responsible for the implementation 2 state investment projects, Livestock and Pasture Development Project-II and Community-Based Agricultural Support Project and in cooperation with the International Fund for Agricultural Development and relevant ministries and institutions, necessary measures are taken to achieve one of the main strategic goals of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan - food security provision, as well as improve population living standards.
Then, coordinators of the Livestock and Pasture Development Project-II Shuhrat Abdurasulov and Community-Based Agricultural Support Project Rahmon Damonov gave detailed information on project implementation process, disbursement of funds in the reporting year, draft of Work and Financial Plans for 2021.
It was stated that in order to timely sow and harvest the agricultural crops based on instructions and assignments of the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon farmers of targeted districts have been supplied with the modern agricultural machinery and equipment.
In order to natural insemination and purebred the population livestock, cattle breeders of targeted districts were provided with purebred black and white, as well Schwyz bulls and Hisor rams. At the same time to improve livestock health and productivity, prevent pasture degradation and improve environmental sanitation have been constructed and given to use livestock passing bridges, drinking water lines and washing baths for livestock.
In addition to it, in order to raise living standards of needy women from targeted villages and to provide them with permanent job places have been supplied domestic incubators with modern technology to manage hatching chickens and turkeys process to Women Groups under the projects. Through these technologies put under the way the production of domestic chicken and turkey. As well as Women Groups were supplied with bee colonies and other necessary equipment.
During meeting, the Steering Committee members expressed their opinions regard to discussed issues.
After discussion of issues, the Steering Committee satisfactory assessed the implementation process of the Livestock and Pasture Development Project and Community-Based Agricultural Support Project in 2020 and approved the Work and Financial Plans for 2021.
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