Baku hosts International conference on plant quarantine

21.06.2011 [14:15]
The 49th conference of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization ...

World food prices set to remain high

07.06.2011 [19:34]
High and volatile agricultural commodity prices are likely to prevail for the rest of this year and into 2012 according to the latest analysis published today in FAO`s biannual Food Outlook ...

UN to battle locusts and their appetites in Central Asia and Caucasus

20.05.2011 [11:40]
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today announced a scheme to assist 10 countries across Central Asia and the Caucasus to protect up to 25 million hectares of their ...

Azerbaijan presented at international agricultural fair in Turkey

13.05.2011 [16:58]
Azerbaijan is presented at Ecology-2011- Organic Products and Environmental Technologies Trade Fair in Turkey ...

Cutting food waste to feed the world

13.05.2011 [10:15]
Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes ...

Global food prices hold steady

06.05.2011 [09:44]
Food prices remained virtually steady in April after falling in March following eight months of successive increases, FAO announced today ...

FAST seed-testing network for Africa

29.04.2011 [10:12]
A pan-African network of seed testing laboratories has been established by the African Union and the African Seed Network with the support of FAO to speed up the ...

World Bank Lends Irrigation Support for 760,000 Farmers in Azerbaijan

27.04.2011 [11:48]
The productivity of 760,000 small-scale farmers located in 27 provinces of Azerbaijan will improve thanks to the rehabilitation of the country`s on-farm irrigation and drainage networks and capacity building activities being supported by new World Bank financing ...

Construction of five cattle-breeding centers financed on preferential terms in Azerbaijan

17.04.2011 [16:39]
The National Fund for Entrepreneurship Support financed five investment projects to establish milk-producing pedigree cattle centers in Azerbaijan ...

FAO, IAEA, WHO Working together to support Japan and global community

24.03.2011 [14:11]
FAO, IAEA and WHO are committed to mobilizing their knowledge and expertise in support of the Japanese government`s ongoing efforts to address food safety ...

Innovations in water management needed to sustain cities

23.03.2011 [13:13]
As the world`s urban population continues to swell, the need to employ new and innovative approaches to ensuring safe and adequate water for city dwellers in developing countries is becoming increasingly pressing, FAO said today ...

Presentation on Azerbaijani agriculture sector held in Netherlands

18.03.2011 [15:58]
A presentation on achievements and prospects for Azerbaijan`s agriculture sector was organized in the Hague, Netherlands. The presentation was initiated by the Azerbaijan and ...

Netherlands hosts seminar on Azerbaijani agriculture sector

18.03.2011 [13:56]
The Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion (NCH) organized a seminar “Opportunities in the Azerbaijani agricultural sector” in the Hague on Tuesday ...

Azerbaijan joins fruit and vegatable exhibition in Turkey

17.03.2011 [14:49]
The fifth ANFAS Fresh Antalya Trade Exhibition for Fresh Fruits, Vegetables Logistics and Technologies co-organized by the Antalya Municipality and ANFAS Company has today opened in Turkey ...

Grant contract on irrigation system in Azerbaijan`s regions inked

11.03.2011 [14:34]
A signing ceremony of a grant contract for “The project for Improvement of Irrigation System in eight villages in Barda and Agjabedi Region” was held in Barda at the office of local authorities on ...

Japanese government bolsters irrigation system in Azerbaijan`s regions

09.03.2011 [11:37]
A signing ceremony of a grant contract for “The project for Improvement of Irrigation System in eight villages in Barda and Agjabedi Region” will be held on Thursday ...

Farmers` seed ventures key to food security in developing countries

02.03.2011 [10:42]
A Japan-funded FAO project in Uganda has supplied farmers with improved rice varieties.1 March 2011, Rome – Small seed enterprises are the best way of ensuring the availability and quality of non-hybrid seeds ...

Reducing poverty by growing fuel and food

24.02.2011 [21:27]
Producing food and energy side-by-side may offer one of the best formulas for boosting countries` food and energy security while simultaneously reducing poverty, according to a new FAO report published today ...

President Ilham Aliyev orders livestock development in Azerbaijan

24.02.2011 [20:48]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today signed an order “on additional measures to develop livestock sector in Azerbaijan” in order to ensure food security ...