On the 26th of April, 2019, Moscow, the first All-Russian congress of selection breeders in the field of animal husbandry have started.
Execution of the event was aimed to develop selection breeding in the field of animal husbandry of the Russian Federation, decrease of dependence on imports of genetic resources, and also provision of state’s food security.
Participants of the event were representatives from control authorities of agroindustrial complexes in the regions of the Russian Federation, who were administering questions of selection breeding, executives of organizations for artificial insemination of agricultural animals, regional informational and selective centers, service organizations, relevant scientific institutions, and leading organizations for livestock breeding.
The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in the first All-Russian congress of selection breeders represented 29 people – specialists from SBI RS(Y) “Sakhaagroplem”, research associates from YSRIA named after M.G. Safronov, executives and zootechnicians from leading agricultural enterprises. The delegation was led by Nikolay Afanasiev, deputy minister of agriculture of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).