Kazakhstan took the third position in Asia by the areas of organic farming, which exceeded 300 thousand ha, the Deputy Director of strategic planning and analysis department at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan Timur Nurashev declared.
According to him, the general exports of organic products from Kazakhstan totaled nearly $10 million. In the agricultural sector the following brands has been developed: Qazaq Organic Food, Halal, and Meat brand, which have strategic importance, and are focused on the specific markets. The project will give extra pulse to the exports of local food products, and form a positive image of Kazakhstan as a producer of organic natural goods, Nurashev said. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)