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Food is the most stable currency: Nursultan Nazarbayev

According to Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan and Russia have a big advantage when it comes to food security.

Food is the most stable currency: Nursultan Nazarbayev
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Food in Kazakhstan is very delicious: EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti

According to EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti, food in Kazakhstan is very delicious and the best wheat in the world grows in this Central Asian country.

Food in Kazakhstan is very delicious: EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti
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Kazakhstan opens national pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

Kazakhstani delegation presented a pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 on May 1st.

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Kazakhstan opens national pavilion at Milan Expo 2015
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Kazakhstan plans to harvest 17.2 million tons of grain in 2015

Kazakhstan plans to repeat the last year’s harvest with the gross collection of grain amounting to 17.2 million tons.

Kazakhstan plans to harvest 17.2 million tons of grain in 2015
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Nazarbayev urges to focus on livestock industry development in North Kazakhstan

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev checked on the state of grain crops at Kutuzovka-Alibi fields and the goods produced by the local farmers.

Nazarbayev urges to focus on livestock industry development in North Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan plans to increase grain exports to Russia amid sanctions

Kazakhstan intends to increase grain exports to Russia amid the sanctions Russia imposed on agricultural products import from the western countries supporting sanctions against Russia.

Kazakhstan plans to increase grain exports to Russia amid sanctions
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Less than half of wheat in good condition: Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture has reported on the quality of crops and yields of different regions of Kazakhstan.

Less than half of wheat in good condition: Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture
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Groundbreaking crop yielding technology: Kazakhstani scientists

Kazakhstani scientists have invented a method to increase yield of agricultural crops that can possibly bring them a Nobel price nomination.

Groundbreaking crop yielding technology: Kazakhstani scientists
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Kazakhstan’s revenues for grain exports in 2013 exceed $1 billion

For the recent 4 years the revenues have grown almost 2.5 times. The overall 2013 revenues made up $1.2 billion, whereas back in 2009 the figure only stood at $600 million.

Kazakhstan’s revenues for grain exports in 2013 exceed $1 billion
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Kazakhstan increases wheat export to Russia by one third

Russia imported 571.7 thousand tons of wheat via railway from Kazakhstan from July 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014 that is 35.8% more than last agricultural year.

Kazakhstan increases wheat export to Russia by one third
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Kazakhstan to sow wheat at 13 million hectares in 2013

The plan is to sow crops at the area of 21.4 million hectares, which is almost at the level of 2012: Kazakhstan Minister.

Kazakhstan to sow wheat at 13 million hectares in 2013
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Drought-resistant wheat to appear in Kazakhstan

Two years ago we started a joint project with Australian center of functional economy and research to increase drought-resistance of our wheat: expert.

Drought-resistant wheat to appear in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan's First Vice Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan will widely implement water-saving technologies

First Vice Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov decided that this technology is vital during his trip to drought-ridden Kostanay oblast.

Kazakhstan will widely implement water-saving technologies
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Drought killed the wheat harvest at 7 thousand hectares in South-Kazakhstan oblast

The damage will not threaten the food security of the oblast, agriculture department promises.

Drought killed the wheat harvest at 7 thousand hectares in South-Kazakhstan oblast
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13-cereal-yurt got into Kazakhstan Books of Records

Saken Seifullin Kazakh Agronomic University research fellows made a miniature yurt consisting of 13 cereals.

13-cereal-yurt got into Kazakhstan Books of Records
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Kazakhstan grain elevators being checked before new harvest

29 million tons of grain was harvested last year and 10.8 million tons are currently stored in the elevators and grain reception centers.

Kazakhstan grain elevators being checked before new harvest
Tractor is digging up the soil before the sowing. ©RIA Novosti
Sowing season kicked off in Kazakhstan

The area under this spring's sowing is to make 18.8 million hectares, with the total area under crops at 21.5 million hectares.

Sowing season kicked off in Kazakhstan
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Wheat harvest may go down one third in Kazakhstan

Wheat harvest in Ukraine may be 37 percent less than last year in 2012, and a 36 percent drop in Kazakhstan's harvest is expected as well.

Wheat harvest may go down one third in Kazakhstan
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This year’s sowing campaign to cover 21.5 million hectares

Current monthly grain exports stand at 1 million tons with flour exports standing at 300 000 tons.

This year’s sowing campaign to cover 21.5 million hectares
Agriculture Minister Assylzhan Mamytbekov. flickr.com
Kazakhstan won’t be exporting grain to Iran

In 2010 Iran introduced ban on imports of 20 agricultural produce items, including wheat and rice.

Kazakhstan won’t be exporting grain to Iran