ADB-Mongolia's Central Provinces Aim to Develop Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture.

ENPNewswire-August 30, 2021--ADB-Mongolia's Central Provinces Aim to Develop Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture

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Release date- 27082021 - The central region of Mongolia enjoys climatic and geographical features favorable for agriculture and close proximity to Ulaanbaatar, the country's capital and economic center.

Agriculture sector development with more value-added processing is a key to supporting rural economies and creating jobs in Mongolia's provinces, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and stakeholders discussed at an event today. Provincial-level regional consultations under the 30th anniversary commemoration of ADB-Mongolia partnership continue in the country's central region-including Tuv, Arkhangai, Uvurkhangai, and Bayankhongor provinces.

'Regional outreach events provide an opportunity to assess project impact, as well as help guide ADB's future operations in the country,' said ADB Country Director for Mongolia Pavit Ramachandran. 'Our immediate objective is to help Mongolia recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, and having in-depth consultations with provincial governors as well as the central government is important to achieve this objective.'

The event started with virtual site visits to social, agriculture, and urban sector projects, which demonstrated their economic and social benefits for the residents of the provinces. Following the project visits, high-level representatives of project executing agencies, including the state secretaries of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry and the Ministry of...

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