Intecracy Group Intecracy Group Intecracy Intecracy


Friday, 04 July 2014 00:00

Commercial fisheries should be the alternative for fisheries

On July 4-5, 2014 in Astana was held the workshop-training on the theme "Biodiversity conservation and development of aquaculture" which was organized bythe Scientific Research and Education Center "Green Academy" in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan for deputy heads of the interregional Inspections for water basins and state enterprise of the Committee for Fishing Industry.

The workshop aimed the increasing the capacity in the field of biodiversity conservation, development of commercial fisheries and aquaculture.

The training was opened by Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Fishing Industryof the MEWR RK Khairbek Musabayev andDirector of the Scientific Recerch and Education Center “Green Academy”,Member of the Council on Green Economy under the President of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Economics, Professor Bakhyt Yessekina.

As it is known, in the Action Plan for implementation of the Concept for 2013-2020 are set tasks to develop the Concept on conservation and sustainable use of biological resources, as well as Fisheries Development Programme. About that preparation process spoke Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Fishing Industryof the MEWR RK Khairbek Musabayev.

Under the workshop the participants have familiarized with international experience and indicators of “green” economy in Kazkhstan, Draft Concept for conservation and sustainable use of biological resources till 2030, indicators for assessing the effectiveness of fisheries, modern technologies in the field of aquaculture, mechanisms for supporting the commercial fisheries and aquaculture in the Republic of Kazakhstan etc.

In presentation and discussion of these issues took part:

  • Director of the Scientific Recerch and Education Center “Green Academy”,Member of the Council on Green Economy under the President of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Economics, Professor Bakhyt Yessekina;
  • Director of the department on production statistics and environment of the Statistics Agency Aigul Epbaeva;
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board on science and aquaculture, Republican Association of public union of fishermen and stakeholders for the fisheries "Kazahrybhoz" Serik Temirkhanov;
  • Head of the team of the UNDP project on Desert landscape planning Akmaral Agazhayeva;
  • Senior Analyst, LLP "KazAgroInnovation" Analytical Centre for economic policy in the agro-industrial complex Dmitriy Li.

The participants have familiarized with the Program on support the small and medium-sized businesses of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Project Specialist of the Group for supporting small businesses EBRD manager Tatiyana Sviatkina told about mechanisms for the receipt of grants provided by the bank for business development, including enterprises fish-industrial complex.

The workshop was concluded with a round table organized by the Committee for Fisheries, where were discussed the prospects and potential for development of commercial fisheriesand aquaculture in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Intecracy Group