The IV Reindeer Herders Congress of Russia will be held in Yakutsk

March 11, 2017 • Alena GerasimovaBlog, Reindeer Herders

The IV Reindeer Herders Congress of Russia will be held in Yakutsk on March 16-19, 2017. Delegates and guests from 20 Russian reindeer herding regions and foreign guests are expected to arrive.

Participants will discuss the main problems and directions in the development of the Northern domestic reindeer industry of the country, they also will discuss the strengthening of relationships between  reindeer herding regions of Russia, exchange experience in the field of reindeer herding.

 Within the framework of the IV Reindeer Herders Congress of Russia different events are organised: the Russian Scientific and Practical Conference “Challenges and Perspectives of Reindeer Husbandry Development and the Role of Reindeer Hunsbandry in Preserving of Traditional Way of Life for Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation” ; round-table “Prospects for Development of Entrepreneurship Initiatives in Traditional Livelihoods of the North”; the festive occasion dedicated to the celebration of the Arctic Day in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia); short-term training courses for reindeer herders of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Besides, the medical examination of reindeer herders will be organised.

During the Congress inter-regional contests and games will be organised. See the Program IV Congress of RRH

Source: YSIA, ICR