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Mongolia-Canada Joint Agriculture Committee meeting held in Ottawa

The first Mongolia-Canada Joint Agriculture Committee meeting was successfully held in Ottawa on November 27, 2017. The meeting took place under the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation reached between the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia and the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food of Canada on September 28, 2010.

State Secretary of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia Mr. BAYARTULGA Lkhagvasuren led the Mongolian delegation at the meeting, whereas Mr. Fred Gorrell, Assistant Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, headed the Canadian team. The parties exchanged information and views on the current state and developments in respected agriculture sectors and identified areas of future cooperation in the field.

As a part of the meeting, the Mongolian delegation visited the Ottawa Research and Development Center to familiarize themselves with research activities being advanced at the Centre on long-term tillage study and cold climate crops. The Centre displayed for the visiting guests a part of its rare insect collection-one of the biggest in the world.