Armenia’s level of self-sufficiency in essential foods in 2020 will increase to 80 %, agriculture minister

Armenia’s level of self-sufficiency in essential foods in 2020 will increase to 80 %, agriculture minister

YEREVAN, December 25. / ARKA /. Armenia’s level of self-sufficiency in essential foods  will increase to 80 % by 2020, agriculture minister Sergo Karapetyan said today.

According to the ministry data, the food self-sufficiency level is about 60 percent now. The self-sufficiency in wheat production is only 35-36 % that of poultry production is even less - 12-20 %, while that of pork production is 41 %. 

The self-sufficiency level for potatoes, melons, fruits, grape, mutton and goat meat, beef and egg production is quite high. The same is true regarding production of milk and dairy products. -0-

16:22 25.12.2013

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