More than 1.2 mln villagers of Kazakhstan work in agricultural complex - Atameken

Date: 12:06, 22-05-2020.

Almaty. May 22. KazTAG - More than 1.2 mln villagers of Kazakhstan work in the agricultural complex, more than 100 000 people work in the food industry, said Yebol Yeseneyev, advisor on agricultural complex in Atameken national business chamber.
"Food products, agriculture, food industry - it is not only employment, 43% of people- more than 7 mln live in the rural areas. Of them more than 1.2 mln are involved in the industrial process. More than 100 000 people work in the food industry," he said.
He pointed out that Kazakhstan needs to reconsider the approach to the agricultural complex as in the near future agriculture can boost development of economy of Kazakhstan.
He indicated the deterrents such as access of farmers to land, resources, funding, while opening of new sales markets is a task of the Government.

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