Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to approve a state program for the development of tobacco industry in 2017-2021. According to the order, the Ministry of Economy will implement measures to carry out a feasibility study for building ...

President Ilham Aliyev hails Azerbaijan`s achievements in ensuring food security

04.08.2017 [20:36]
"Food security is one of the key priority issues and the achievements made in this area are very pleasing. Better results are expected in the years to come," said President Ilham Aliyev as he addressed a republican conference on the development of sericulture, tobacco and hazelnut production in Gakh district ...

President Ilham Aliyev: Creation of 33 agro-parks will increase country’s export potential

13.07.2017 [12:40]
“Creation of new agro-parks successfully continues and the process extends day by day. Naturally, during the year, as always, attention will be paid to infrastructure projects and their implementation. These projects should be carried out in parallel ...

Azerbaijani wines win gold and bronze medals at international contest

08.06.2017 [18:34]
Azerbaijani wines “Shahnaz” won gold while “Madrasa” got bronze medals at the Concours Mondial De Bruxelles 24th international wines contest in Valladolid. About 9 thousand wines competed this year for the coveted Concours Mondial de Bruxelles medals ...

Azerbaijani President approves funding for improvement of water supply in 136 residential areas

06.06.2017 [14:26]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to provide funding to improve water supply for irrigation and drinking in 136 residential areas across the country ...

Azerbaijan`s agricultural output grew 2.4 times in 20 years

20.05.2017 [18:26]
The agricultural production in Azerbaijan increased 2.4 times from 1996 to 2016, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. The cultivation sector grew 2.4 times, while the cattle breeding sector saw a 2.5-fold increase, the ministry said. ...

Azerbaijan invests in improvement of sericulture

19.05.2017 [19:23]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order providing funding for the improvement of sericulture in the country. Under the presidential order, the Ministry of Agriculture received AZN4.5 million from the 2017 Presidential Contingency Fund for ...

Development of cotton-growing will boost light industry, Azerbaijani President

28.03.2017 [17:03]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has said the development of cotton-growing will make an outstanding contribution to boosting light industry. “Last year we laid the foundation of a light industry park in Mingachevir. A total of nine plants, including ...

President of Azerbaijan allocates AZN 2M for development of Karabakh horse breed

23.02.2017 [10:58]
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

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’

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...