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Mongolia|economy|April 7, 2021 / 02:45 PM
UNFAO and Ministry of Agriculture sign document on employment creation in Mongolian agriculture sector

AKIPRESS.COM - The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry (MoFALI) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) signed a new project on April 6 aimed at creating new employment opportunities for youth in the agribusiness sector.

This project is part of the larger European Union funded (EU) technical assistance project “SDG aligned budgeting to transform employment in Mongolia” that will be jointly implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization, and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

The SDG aligned budgeting project aims to support employment and promotion of decent work and improved public finance management systems through results-oriented budget initiatives as direct contribution to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.

FAO component will particularly look into effective public-private partnership models with large scale youth employment potential in agriculture value chains, improve the agri-value chains to be developed through introduction of organizational and technical innovations, most importantly building competitive national Mongolian food brands in national and international markets with scope for scaling up, building evidence and establishing lessons for policy development.

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