Ministry of renewable natural resources may appear in Russia, it is assumed that the new agency will control the fishing industry, as well as forestry and hunting, said on Monday the newspaper "Kommersant".
"Establishment of the Ministry of Renewable Natural Resources (MVPR) is discussed in the presidential administration and the government since late last year," — says the publication.
At the end of December 2012, according to the newspaper, the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich order to study this question.
According to "Kommersant", the foundation of the new structure could be Rosrybolovstvo, which in this version will be transferred from the Ministry of Agriculture. In a research note, which is attached to the instructions of the Prime Minister and is available to the "Kommersant", notes that recent fishing industry "undergoes adverse changes, including reduced production volumes and the index of industrial production of fish." The reasons, in particular, the Ministry of Agriculture is the lack of sufficient number of professionals in the field.
As an alternative to the ministry of renewable natural resources through the forestry, fishing and hunting to the Government to address the issue of fishing are invited to consider the option to create the Ministry of Fisheries (Minrybhoz), the newspaper said.