President of Azerbaijan allocates AZN 2M for development of Karabakh horse breed
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has issued an order on additional support to development of Karabakh horse breed in the country. Under the Order, AZN 2 million was allocated to the Ministry of Agriculture from President’s Reserve Fund for ...
Food Safety Agency to be created in Azerbaijan

Food Safety Agency to be created in Azerbaijan

10.02.2017 [20:33]
President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on additional measures to improve the food safety system in the Republic of Azerbaijan. In order to ensure the implementation of state control for all stages of food production in Azerbaijan, Food Safety Agency will be ...
‘The goal is to establish hazelnut orchards on further 40,000 hectares in next few years’

‘The goal is to establish hazelnut orchards on further 40,000 hectares in next few years’

15.01.2017 [13:39]
“Among agricultural produce, the biggest revenue is fetched by hazelnut production and the exports of persimmons. Therefore, we have paid very serious attention to these two areas,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated ...
Azerbaijani President: This year, we have to further expand cotton fields

Azerbaijani President: This year, we have to further expand cotton fields

13.01.2017 [18:02]
“This year, we have to further expand cotton fields. Whereas last year cotton was planted on an area of 51,000 hectares, we should plan it at least on 120,000 hectares this year,” said President Ilham Aliyev at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of socioeconomic development of 2016 and objectives for the future ...
‘We have taken significant steps to take Azerbaijani wines to world markets’

‘We have taken significant steps to take Azerbaijani wines to world markets’

13.01.2017 [16:49]
“Azerbaijan produces 20 million bottles of wine per year. Exports are very small. Our entrepreneurs get only 2-3 million dollars from wine exports. Therefore, we have taken significant steps to take Azerbaijani wines to world markets. We have participated in ...
Flower processing plant to be built in Azerbaijan`s Zaqatala district

Flower processing plant to be built in Azerbaijan`s Zaqatala district

05.12.2016 [19:03]
A flower processing plant will be built in Azerbaijan`s Zaqatala district under President Ilham Aliyev`s instructions to ensure effective use of economic potential of the country`s districts and develop traditional industries. The plant will be built as part of the measures to develop ...
Prices of agricultural products to be made public online in Azerbaijan

Prices of agricultural products to be made public online in Azerbaijan

06.04.2015 [22:17]
Prices of agricultural products will be made public online in Azerbaijan. The innovation was included in the Plan of Action on the declaration of 2015 as “Year of Agriculture in Azerbaijan” approved by President Ilham Aliyev`s Order dated April 3 ...
Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture visits  France

Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture visits France

23.02.2015 [22:36]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov has visited France to attend a conference entitled “Agriculture in the wake of climate change. The conference discussed threats emerging in the field of agriculture due to negative impact of climate change and adaptation of agriculture to climate change. ...
Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture to attend 52nd Paris International Agricultural Show

Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture to attend 52nd Paris International Agricultural Show

18.02.2015 [22:50]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov will attend the 52nd Paris International Agricultural Show. On the sidelines of the show, the Azerbaijani delegation will attend a conference entitled “Agriculture in the wake of climate ...
 Ganja Automobile Plant, Minsk Tractor Plant sign cooperation agreement

Ganja Automobile Plant, Minsk Tractor Plant sign cooperation agreement

11.02.2015 [13:26]
Ganja Automobile Plant and Minsk Tractor Plant (MTZ) have inked an agreement on cooperation. Speaking to the signing ceremony, which took place at the Belarus Embassy in Azerbaijan, chairman of the Ganja Automobile Plant ...
Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss prospects for cooperation in agricultural sphere

Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss prospects for cooperation in agricultural sphere

06.02.2015 [16:02]
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Ilham Guliyev has met a delegation led by the member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Sergey Taruta to discuss prospects for cooperation in agricultural sphere. Ilham Guliyev hailed Azerbaijan as historically agrarian country where 40 percent of the population works in agriculture. He praised the ...
President Ilham Aliyev: This year has been declared Year of Agriculture

President Ilham Aliyev: This year has been declared Year of Agriculture

31.01.2015 [11:37]
“This year has been declared the Year of Agriculture. It is a priority for us. Further development of agriculture and industry is the main focus of the non-oil sector. Reforms are under way. This has been mentioned here. On the one hand, structural reforms are carried out and ...
Land reclamation projects are quite important among infrastructure ones, President Ilham Aliyev

Land reclamation projects are quite important among infrastructure ones, President Ilham Aliyev

29.01.2015 [14:07]
“Quite important among infrastructure projects are land reclamation ones. We have ensured their implementation. We have implemented two ambitious mega-projects - the Shamkirchay and Takhtakorpu water reservoirs, as well as canals and power plants. In the future it will serve Azerbaijan. So these water reservoirs and canals will serve ...

Dutch international agricultural website hails Azerbaijan’s successes

26.07.2014 [12:34]
The Dutch international agricultural website “Fresh Plaza” has mentioned Azerbaijan’s success in the area for the running year. The information says Azerbaijan has increased its revenues from agricultural products for ...

President Ilham Aliyev: Commissioning of the Shamkirchay water reservoir is scheduled for this year

14.07.2014 [20:51]
“Commissioning of the Shamkirchay water reservoir is scheduled for this year. This is a major infrastructure project. Tens of thousands of hectares of land will be irrigated. Coupled with the Takhtakorpu reservoir, it will greatly improve the ...

We should try to take large amounts of agricultural products to the European markets, Azerbaijani President

14.07.2014 [18:28]
“We need to expand into new markets. We need to access regional markets. We are working in this direction now, and we should try to take large amounts of agricultural products to the European markets,” said President of Azerbaijan ...
Solar powered agricultural robot built in Australia

Solar powered agricultural robot built in Australia

08.07.2014 [15:44]
A new solar-powered robot has been designed for farms to collect data on pests and plant disease, pick weeds, and even harvest crops in future. The Ladybird is laser-guided and self-driving robot that uses sensors and hyper-spectral cameras to collect data about pests and crop conditions as it moves around, which it ...
Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture meets World Bank Country Manager

Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture meets World Bank Country Manager

12.06.2014 [13:28]
Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov has met World Bank Country Manager for Azerbaijan Larisa Leshchenko. During the meeting, the sides signed an Agricultural Competitiveness Improvement Project ...
Italian “Mondo macchina” issues article on Azerbaijan’s economic development

Italian “Mondo macchina” issues article on Azerbaijan’s economic development

08.06.2014 [12:02]
Italian Mondo Macchina, website on agriculture, has posted an article on Baku-hosted “Agrihort Azerbaijan-2014” 8th international agriculture exhibition highlighting Azerbaijan’s rapid and dynamic economic development. The article reads that Azerbaijan achieved rapid improvement thanks to its rich energy ...