Azerbaijan`s Agriculture Minister meets WB Baku Office head

27.07.2011 [17:11]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Agriculture Ismat Abbasov has met with World Bank`s (WB) Baku Office head Joseph Owen and members of appraisal mission of the ...

Azerbaijan`s Agriculture Minister meets Hungarian Ambassador

21.07.2011 [18:29]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Agriculture Ismat Abbasov has met with Hungarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Zsolt Chutora ...

FAO Conference approves budget increase

04.07.2011 [23:02]
FAO`s governing Conference has unanimously approved a regular programme budget of $1,005.6 million for the Organization for the 2012-13 biennium ...

Baku hosts regional seminar on agriculture

04.07.2011 [16:13]
A regional seminar on “Capacity-building of agriculture ministries in Central Asian nations and Azerbiajan for supporting agro-business ...

Azeri agricultural minister attending 37th session of FAO conference

29.06.2011 [16:49]
Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture Ismat Abasov is attending the 37th session of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) conference in Rome, Italy ...

International phytosanitary conference ends

25.06.2011 [11:25]
The 49th conference of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization`s (EPPO) working group for phytosanitary has today ended here. The conference brought together ...

New locust threat in Madagascar

21.06.2011 [15:17]
Current buildup of locust populations in southwestern Madagascar could turn into a plague and seriously endanger the livelihoods of 13 million people unless a new campaign is launched to ...

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 ...