State Secretary of Agriculture Ministry participates in Green Recovery Dialogue

Economy | Agriculture
2021-09-26 14:33:17

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ State Secretary of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry T.Jambaltseren took part in the Green Recovery Dialogue: Advancing a Green and Inclusive Recovery Through Adaptation and Resilience, organized by the World Bank on September 22.


In his remarks during the event, State Secretary T.Jambaltseren said how COVID-19 and natural hazards have affected the incomes of nomadic herders, who make up around 30 percent of the country’s population, and stressed the importance of upgrading the food system. 


“The Government of Mongolia is taking measures to reduce the pandemic’s long term impacts,” said the State Secretary, mentioning the MNT 10 trillion Comprehensive Plan for Health Protection and Economic Recovery, as part of which loans totaling MNT 2.5 trillion were issued to small and medium-sized enterprises, farmers and herders.