Deadly animal virus threatens to spread to southern Africa

07.11.2010 [01:46]
A deadly viral disease which broke out in Tanzania earlier this year risks spreading to Southern Africa, posing a mortal threat to more than 50 million sheep and goats in 15 countries, FAO warned today ...

Azeri agricultural minister attends international conference in Netherlands

02.11.2010 [17:50]
A delegation of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Agriculture led by minister Ismat Abasov is in the Netherlands to attend an international conference on ...

Agriculture needs to become `climate-smart`

29.10.2010 [22:18]
Agriculture in developing countries must become `climate-smart` in order to cope with the combined challenge of feeding a warmer, more heavily populated ...

New Drive for European Investment in African Agriculture

28.10.2010 [12:58]
A British report says Europe needs to do more to invest in African agriculture. It says a gap exists between bold rhetoric that pledges billions to aid African agriculture and a reality in which money has not ...

FAO distributes huge quantities of wheat seeds in Pakistan

27.10.2010 [22:57]
The United Nations` food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has begun a large-scale distribution of wheat seeds in Pakistan that will benefit well over half a million ...

Russia to resume wheat flour exports

25.10.2010 [22:43]
Russia plans to resume exporting flour on January 1, 2011, but a larger ban on exporting wheat, barley, rye and corn has been extended through next June ...

Azerbaijan`s State Grain Fund gets 50 million AZN from state budget

22.10.2010 [15:31]
Reserve fund of the state budget allotted 50 million AZN for Azerbaijan State Grain Fund to increase wheat production up to ...

European football leagues will join forces to fight hunger

20.10.2010 [21:48]
16 European football leagues will dedicate their matches to the fight against hunger and poverty as an impressive show of footballing solidarity during ...

World Food Day: Leaders rally for concrete and resolute actions; help to farmers

19.10.2010 [11:08]
On the occasion of this year`s World Food Day, Pope Benedict XVI, Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf called for global ...

Azeri Minister for Agriculture to participate in World Food Week events

15.10.2010 [19:49]
The delegation of Azerbaijan led by Ismet Abasov, Minister of Agriculture is visiting Rome to participate in the World Food Week/World Food Day 2010 Events ...

India, Azerbaijan discuss agriculture

15.10.2010 [19:27]
The visiting Indian delegation led by Sucha Singh Langah, the Cabinet Minister for Agriculture, Government of Punjab visited Azerbaijan`s Ministry of ...

Azeri agriculture minister to visit Italy

14.10.2010 [17:05]
Azerbaijan`s minister of agriculture Ismat Abbasov will be visiting Rome, the capital of Italy, from Saturday to attend the World Summit on Food Security ...

USAID promotes rural Aquaculture in Azerbaijan

06.10.2010 [20:33]
The Economic Growth Program of the Baku Office of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has kicked off the 2nd ...

Forest biodiversity at risk

06.10.2010 [20:25]
The world`s forest biodiversity is threatened by a high global rate of deforestation and forest degradation as well as a decline in primary forest area ...

BAKU HOSTS 3rd INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURE, FOOD PROCESSING AND PACKAGING EXHIBITION “CASPIAN AGRO - 2010”

29.09.2010 [15:24]
The 3rd International Agriculture, Food Processing and Packaging Exhibition “Caspian Agro - 2010” started here today ...

AZERBAIJAN BECOMES MEMBER OF EPPO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

24.09.2010 [20:39]
Azerbaijan has been elected a member of the executive committee of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO). In the organization`s meeting in Paris ...

WB CONDUCTS IDSMIP WORKSHOP IN AZERBAIJAN

23.09.2010 [22:22]
The World Bank has conducted a final workshop on Irrigation Distribution System and Management Improvement Project (IDSMIP) in Azerbaijan ...

AZERBAIJAN IMPORTED ‘OVER 140,000 TONS’ OF GRAIN IN AUGUST

02.09.2010 [19:08]
Azerbaijan imported over 140,000 tons of grain in August, said chairman of the State Customs Committee Aydin Aliyev. He said there would be ...

WHEAT GENOME MAY HELP TACKLE FOOD SHORTAGES

27.08.2010 [21:51]
UK scientists have released draft sequences of the wheat genome, which they think could make a vital contribution to securing global food supplies ...