International and Local study tours have been organized to increase stakeholders’ awareness and knowledge of market potentials of importing countries. Over 10 representatives of Dornod aimag visited Xanadu beef fattening farm in Bulgan aimag to explore market linkage opportunities to Ulaanbaatar for high quality beef production. As a result, Zulgen Sor family farm agreed to replicate the good practice of beef fattening practices of Xanadu farm and started building feedlot as recommended by Mr. Jeremy, director of Xanadu Razorback LLC.
Study tour to Xinjiang-Uighur autonomous region of China was conducted in August to study meat export potentials from western region of Mongolia, namely from Khovd aimag. Study tour consisted of factory visit and meeting with key stakeholders. Mission team met with key trade and import companies as well as the representatives of the Xinjiang Veterinary Bureau, Xinjiang Academy of Animal Science and officials of Inspection and Quarantine of Border Gates in Xinjiang to discuss the possibilities to export meat products from Mongolia. As a result, market linkage is established in Anhui province of China for meat processors in Khovd aimag.