The first Joint Committee meeting between Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia (MoFALI) and Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) was successfully held in Ottawa on 27 November 2017. The meeting has been accordingly prepared and organized within the framework of MOU on agricultural cooperation, signed between MoFALI and AAFC on 28 September 2010.
Mr. L.Bayartulga, State Secretary of MoFALI and Mr. Fred Gorrell, Assistant Deputy Minister of AAFC led their respective delegates at the meeting. Both sides have exchanged information on the current developments in their agricultural sectors and discussed the areas of future cooperation.
As a part of the meeting, the Mongolian delegation visited the Ottawa Research and Development Center and got introduced about the research activities on long-term tillage and cold climate crops. The center presented a part of its rare insect collection, one of the biggest in the world, to the delegations.