The EDB and Yaroslavl Region to jointly develop agriculture

10 October 2018

The respective agreement was signed by Andrey Beliyaninov, Chairman of the Management Board at the Eurasian Development Bank, and Dmitry Mironov, Governor of Yaroslavl Region.

Moscow, 10 October 2018. Andrey Beliyaninov, Chairman of the Management Board at the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), and Dmitry Mironov, Governor of Yaroslavl Region, signed a cooperation agreement at the Golden Autumn 2018 Agroindustrial Exhibition. The parties intend to develop and implement joint investment programmes aimed at advancing industries, as well as transport, housing and utilities in the region, and to cooperate in arranging industrial and technology parks and public-private partnership projects.

The EDB and the government of Yaroslavl Region will pay special attention to agricultural investments.

“In February 2018, the EDB’s new development strategy until 2022 was approved, and the Bank’s Council endorsed it on 22 June. The strategy sets out our intention to work in agriculture. We do not have many agricultural projects yet. So, I count on the joint fruitful work in the sector with Yaroslavl Region,” Andrey Beliyaninov pointed out.

Additional Information:

The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial institution founded by Russia and Kazakhstan in January 2006 with the mission to facilitate the development of market economies, sustainable economic growth, and the expansion of mutual trade and other economic ties in its member states. The EDB's charter capital totals US $7 billion. The member states of the Bank are the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan.

The EDB Media Centre:

Alexander Savelyev +7 (985) 765 23 59 (Moscow)          

Azima Sapargaliyeva +7 (777) 750 00 08 (Almaty)

Sergey Gorbachev +7 (916) 727 22 00 (Moscow)  

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