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Viktor Nazarov: cluster approach to the development of the agro-industrial complex is a key initiative for attracting investments

Viktor NazarovCooperation as the basis for development, strength and new opportunities is not a new idea. Cooperation helps to survive and to win. But how is this idea understood and put into practice by one of Siberian regions which has chosen the path of cluster development in order to help some priority economic sectors move to a new level? In an exclusive interview with ‘Nivy Rossii’ magazine Viktor Nazarov, Governor of Omsk region, talks about the development of the Agrobiotechnological Industrial Cluster of Omsk Region.

-Mr. Nazarov, when and under whose initiative was Agrobiotechnological Industrial Cluster of Omsk Region created?

- It was created at my initiative last fall and in late October Denis Manturov, Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation, signed an order for its inclusion into the Registry of Industrial Clusters of Russia. But even before the creation of the cluster, its today’s members have worked together, carried out various research activities, and sought together how to bring their products and services to new markets.

- What are the goals and objectives of Agrobiotechnological Industrial Cluster of Omsk Region? Encourage enterprises to undertake joint actions while working on the projects which are crucial both for ensuring food security and import substitution and for the country’s export potential increasing.

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Opinion

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The guest of our section: the rector of Omsk Agrarian State University named after P.A. Stolypin, Deputy Chairman of the General Meeting of Omsky Biocluster Association Oksana SHUMAKOVA   - Ms. SHUMAKOVA, good afternoon! - Good afternoon!        

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Omsk nutritional blends for kids received awards

The International Conference of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on the production and processing of milk, organized by the Dairy Union of Russia, was held in Sochi. Omsk center for nutrient blends won the fourth victory in one of the most prestigious contests of dairy products.

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The State Duma legislatively establishes the concept of an 'industrial technopark'

September 13, 2017, the State Duma approved in the first reading amendments to the Federal Law 'On Industrial Policy in the Russian Federation', which provides for the legislative enactment of the concept of an industrial technology park, as well as the legal basis for the operation of industrial technology parks, the Association of Clusters and Technoparks Association press service reported.

Iran opened the market for Kazakh mutton

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Omsk agrarians removed 60 percent of grain crops

The Minister of Agriculture and Food of Omsk region Maxim Chekusov told about the dynamics of the harvesting campaign in the region and outlined the tasks for the agrarians at the conference call with the heads of municipal districts and the heads of the agricultural administrations.

Russian CCI discussed cooperation with Bahrain in the agroindustry

Prospects for the development of Russian-Bahraini cooperation in the agroindustry complex were discussed at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry during a meeting with the delegation of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The organizers were the Russian-Bahraini and Bahraini-Russian business councils. The Bahraini delegation was headed by a member of the board of the Chamber of Commerce of Bahrain - the chairman of the food committee Khaled Ali Rashed Al-Amin.