The Fund of financial support of agriculture extended 3732 micro credits totaling 3.14 billion tenge in 2013 under the program on micro-crediting of agricultural producers, the press service of the Fund reported.
Over the period of the program implementation, the Fund extended 66 662 micro credits for rural area residents worth 17.9 billion tenge. This includes 3732 micro credits extended last year, the press service of the Fund informed.
According to the information provided by the Fund, 71 695 people were employed, 383 thousand heads of cattle were purchased and over 52 thousand ha of land was sown at the expense of allocated money, reported IA “Kazakh-Zerno” with the reference to “KAZINFORM”.
Thus, 90.7% of micro credits extended in 2012 were used for livestock farming development, 2.3% of credits – for crop husbandry and 7% for the other types of business.
Totally, the Fund allocated 11.2 billion tenge for support of rural area residents and agricultural manufacturers within the framework of different program last year.