On May 18, 2021, the Director-General of the IOFS, Mr. Yerlan Baidaulet, and the Chairman of the Board of the «National Agrarian Science and Education Center» non-commercial JSC, Mrs. Gulmira Issayeva, signed the Action Plan for the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding between the IOFS and the National Agrarian Scientific and Educational Center (NASEC).
The action plan includes cooperation within the framework of joint programs such as the Extension network, Centres of Excellence for Development of Crops and Livestock, Development of Plant and Animal Genetic Resources Center, Water Management in Agriculture, Transboundary Pest Control Management and others.
The action plan will allow the IOFS and NASEC to effectively cooperate in the field of information exchange, participate in joint events and facilitate the development of cooperation with OIC countries.
In addition, the meeting discussed opportunities for expanding partnerships between IOFS and NASEC and achieving common goals, including programs on the Development of National Gene Banks, Food Safety and Organic Products, Halal food and Food Balance Database.
Following the meeting, the parties agreed to further develop cooperation within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding.
Reference information: The cooperation of IOFS with NASEC began with the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2019.