YEREVAN. – At Thursday’s Cabinet meeting, the government of Armenia approved the program to develop local seed production.
The Minister of Agriculture, Ignati Arakelyan, introduced the respective draft decision.
Accordingly, a total of 117.8 million drams (about US$245,000) will be allocated from the state budget to implement this program.
PM Karen Karapetyan, for his part, noted that the Ministry of Agriculture is already carrying out several comprehensive undertakings in seed production, and it awaits similar undertakings in breeding of livestock.