NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan is planning to build and modernize 23 poultry farms up until the end of 2025, Agriculture Minister Yerbol Karashukeyev said Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
While delivering a report at the Tuesday’s Government session, Minister Karashukeyev announced the plans on the construction of new poultry farms with a total capacity of over 223 thousand tons per year.
He also revealed that 20 new investment projects on milk processing are being eyed.
«By late 2025 we are planning to implement 20 investment projects on milk processing. Of 20, 5 large enterprises will produce chees and cottage cheese with a total capacity standing at over 161 thousand tons,» the minister noted.
Minister Karashukeyev added that dairy farming has demonstrated a robust growth in North Kazakhstan region. The region reportedly produces 10% of republican volume of dairy products annually.
This is, according to Karashukeyev, thanks to 22 commercial dairy farms built in the region between 2018 and 2021.
Minister Karashukeyev believes this positive experience can be used to develop dairy farming in other regions of the country.