“The most important task in the field of agriculture now is to ensure competitiveness and food security through increased productivity. This requires extensive introduction of innovative production and management technologies ...

Real agricultural growth in Azerbaijan has exceeded the global average indicator over the past 15 years, agriculture minister

01.11.2018 [22:44]
“The real agricultural growth in Azerbaijan has exceeded the global average indicator as well as those of the regional countries over the past 15 years, according to the World Bank,” Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov has told AZERTAC ...

With its rapid development, agricultural sector has stepped into a qualitatively new stage, Minister Inam Karimov

01.11.2018 [15:44]
“Diversifying and modernizing the economy, reducing the country’s dependence on oil sector, ensuring closer integration into global markets and reducing production costs by improving productivity and farmers' financial well-being lies at the heart of a ...

Minister of agriculture: About 1.2bn manats have been allocated to farmers in subsidies over the past 10 years

01.11.2018 [13:35]
“The Azerbaijani government is taking large-scale supportive measures in order to stimulate manufacturers in the agrarian sector, reduce their production costs and increase their income-generating opportunities. About 1.2 billion manats have been ...

U.S., Azerbaijan help farmers make affordable animal feed in Imishli

07.03.2018 [17:06]
Today, thanks to joint efforts between the governments of the United States and Azerbaijan and local citizens, residents of the villages of Nurulu and Shahverdili in the district of Imishli celebrated the completion of feed and seed-grinding centers that allow ...

Azerbaijan to increase tea plantations up to 3,000 hectares by 2027

13.02.2018 [10:55]
As a result of implementation of state program, tea harvesting is planned to be increased by 10.96 times in Azerbaijan by 2027, according to the State Program for the Development of Tea Industry for 2018-2027, approved by Azerbaijani President ...

Azerbaijani, Russian agrarian universities sign cooperation agreement

26.09.2017 [15:50]
Azerbaijan`s and Russia's agrarian universities have signed a cooperation agreement. The document was signed by rector of Azerbaijan State Agricultural University Ibrahim Jafarov and rector of Krasnoyarsk State Agrarian University Natalia Pizhikova in Baku ...

Azerbaijani President approves state program for development of tobacco industry

11.08.2017 [18:11]
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 ...