On the sustainable development of agriculture and rural areas - at a scientific conference

On April 21, 2017 at S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University was held National scientific and theoretical conference "Seifullin Readings – 13: keeping traditions, creating the future", devoted to the 60 anniversary of Saken Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University.

The main objective of a scientific conference is use of young scientists’ innovative potential, increase of students’ interest in research activity, development of creative potential and increase in prestige of scientific activity. The conference became the dialogue platform for undergraduates, postgraduates, and young researchers, the presentations of scientific results of young scientists of Kazakhstan and abroad.

E.I. Islamov, director or the department of science of NAO “National Agrarian scientific and educational center”, reported in the plenary session on “New approaches of AIC RK scientific support”. He noted that National scientific council (NSC) identified agrarian science as a separate field of “Stable development of AIC and agricultural product safety” and set 7 priorities by the decision Supreme scientific and technical committee (SSTC) from the14th of March, 2017.

One of the priorities is “Stable development of agricultural territories”, including tasks on development of economic cooperation models of agricultural producers on different fields, creation of development models of agricultural territories on the basis of regional specialization. In the session of “Economic problems of agrarian sector of Kazakhstan” A.S. Ismailova, administrator of “SARUD – Stable development of agriculture and agrarian territories” project in the framework of EU “Erasmus +”, noted that the development of master program which trains competent specialists on stable agriculture and development agrarian territories under the specific conditions of Kazakhstan and Russia has become the result SARUD project realization. Training of master students on the “Economics” is going to start in September, 2017.

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