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Kazakhstan’s Deputy Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev met April 14 with EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan. Government officials quoted Hogan as noting “wide prospects of co-operation in the agricultural sector.” (

Kazakhs stage rare protest over farmland privatization

Almaty | Reuters –– Hundreds of people held a rare public protest in the Kazakh oil industry hub Atyrau on Sunday against new regulations which they fear will allow foreigners to buy local farmland, although the government has said this would not happen. The central Asian nation, whose area is roughly the same size as […] Read more