12 billion HUF worth gene retention program to be launched

By: Trademagazin Date: 2018. 06. 05. 10:12

A major genetic conservation development program will start from a 12.3 billion HUF support over the next five years to preserve the agricultural heritage that is important for national identity – Sándor Fazekas Minister of Agriculture said at a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday.

The minister stressed that the conservation program, adopted by the government has a historical dimension, as in the past decades, similar development in Hungary has not been occured for gene conservation and for the protection of national treasures. The aim of the program is to maintain the Hungarian herbal genetic heritage as well as to preserve native animal species. (MTI)

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