New Prospects of Cooperation between RA Ministry of Agriculture and CARD Foundation

09 - February - 2017

A new level of cooperation will be achieved between the RA Ministry of Agriculture and CARD Foundation through the MoU, signed between the parties.

On February 8, the RA Minister of Agriculture Mr. Ignati Arakelyan and CARD Foundation director Mr. Gagik Sardaryan signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aimed at the quality improvement of the vaccination activities, implemented by the “Veterinary-Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary Service Center” SNCO,   as well as the increase of awareness among stock-breeding farms.

Early that morning Mr. Arakelyan, accompanied by the acting AG PIU director Mr. Gegham Gevorgyan, visited the Farm and Veterinary Service Center, functioning at Aragatsavan community, to become familiarized with its functions. The manager of the Center Mr. Hunan Sargsyan provided a detailed description of multiple services, rendered by the Center, highlighting some issues and challenges. Minister had an informative meeting with community veterinarians and farmers.

Later on, Mr. Ignati Arakelyan paid a visit to CARD Foundation to sign the MoU, get a closer view of the company’s activities, as well as meet the staff members in person. “Cooperation of State and Private sectors and the mutual potential will foster the development of agriculture, and in this case the veterinary field in particular. We are sure that if implemented in cooperation with CARD Foundation, the State funded vaccination program will become more transparent, more efficient and targeted”, the minister noted.