United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation


28.10.2010. Field day event in the frame of the UNDP project in the republic of North Ossetia-Alania

On the 28th of October UNDP jointly with the Ministry of Agriculture of North Ossetia-Alania, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, North Ossetian Livestock Breeding Association and Extension Centre have organised the Field Day on meat cattle production development in Zamankul village (Pravoberezhny district).

More than 60 participants took part in the event. There were representatives of farm cooperatives, departments of agriculture of the republican districts and consumer cooperatives of meat cattle breeding Razvitie and Urozhay-1 that were established in the frame of the UNDP project in 2009.

The programme of the Field Day included presentations of the participants, discussion of problems, perspectives and advantages of the meat cattle production development in North Ossetia-Alania, sharing experience and visiting the farm of the Razvitie cooperative where they ranch Gerefords a strain of meat cattle. UNDP prepared a set of materials which included a manual on meat cattle breeding, newsletters and booklets for every participant of the Field Day.

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