The role of livestock
Tuesday 29th December 2020 67
Livestock is one of the most important resources for all countries of the world, because of the importance and necessity of daily life for consumers of different age groups and economic classes, because their products cannot be dispensed with due to the urgent need to consume them daily in various diets, which made them necessary for the citizen's daily life and the need to Secures permanent availability.
Therefore, all countries of the world are working to pay attention to the livestock that they own and intend to increase their numbers and improve the conditions and methods of breeding them in order to achieve the highest revenues from this strategic wealth,
so it is necessary to work in our country to pay attention to this wealth that is indispensable because of its importance Life and economics are great.
Working to increase interest in this wealth by increasing the number of animals, which are cows, buffaloes, sheep, poultry, fish and camels, is a very important issue because of its strategic dimensions that reflect positively on the economic reality of the country by providing red and white meat, as well as milk.
Raw and its derivatives of all kinds, table eggs and fish meat are a daily food that is included in all meals, which means that they are consumed by millions of consumers, which requires numbers and quantities equivalent to the volume of daily consumption, which is unable to meet the available animal resources, which forces the state to import them from abroad with The accompanying waste of very large sums of money in hard currency that go to cover import operations.
Therefore, it is necessary to work on developing an integrated plan for development and attention to livestock in Iraq, which will achieve beneficial economic results that will positively affect our national economy and will spare the country the import of many animal products such as meat, milk and fish, which means saving huge sums that are depleted from the general budget and what causes it.
This is due to a deficit that is exacerbated by loading with items that can be provided locally in the event of increased interest in these resources, including livestock resources.
It is possible to work to support livestock breeders by providing them with easy loans, in addition to providing feed and vaccines for animals affected by some diseases, and facilitating investment licenses for those who wish to establish fish farms or poultry fields or fields for raising cows and buffaloes, and it is also supposed to attract foreign investment.
In this field and providing them with the necessary facilities to enable them to encourage them to establish their projects in this field.
Supporting livestock in our country is support for our national economy in general, as it will save millions of dollars annually that are wasted on import operations, and supporting and expanding this wealth will enable our country to export the surplus after securing all levels of domestic demand for it, which means achieving a resource An important financial addition to the general budget resources.