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 ...

German agriculture specialists visit Education Ministry

11.02.2011 [11:16]
Education Minister Misir Mardanov met Thursday with Professor of the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, manager of the strengthening ...

Further action on responsible fisheries recommended

10.02.2011 [22:23]
Countries are making progress in implementing the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, which is now 15 years old, but still extremely relevant. However ...

Foot-and-Mouth Disease in South Korea signals regional risk

28.01.2011 [21:46]
FAO is calling for veterinary and border control authorities in Asia to be on alert for animals showing signs of infection by Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) ...

Policy guide for countries hit hard by high food prices

26.01.2011 [20:18]
FAO has called upon countries to carefully examine the implications of high food prices and not to take any policy actions that might appear useful in the short term but could have harmful, longer-term effects or even aggravate the situation ...

World Veterinary Year 2011 

25.01.2011 [11:45]
This year has been declared World Veterinary Year, marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of the veterinary profession and of veterinary science ...

New UN report says rural women face increasing inequality

21.01.2011 [22:40]
A new United Nations interagency report on the gender dimension of agricultural work says women still benefit less than men from rural employment and face new challenges due to the current economic and food crises ...

Azeri agriculture minister visits Germany

21.01.2011 [15:43]
Azeri agriculture minister Ismat Abbasov left for Berlin to participate in an international green week 2011 exhibition and 3rd summit of agriculture ministers ...

South Sudan food security improves

12.01.2011 [23:15]
The number of people in need of food assistance in southern Sudan has decreased markedly - though prospects for food security largely depend ...

Azerbaijan Agrarian University establishes ties with Turkey`s Firat University

09.01.2011 [13:56]
A group of employees of the Azerbaijan State Agrarian University has visited Turkey to establish ties with this country`s Firat University ...

Asian Cup Matches against Hunger

06.01.2011 [10:55]
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will dedicate a series of three soccer matches in the fight against hunger and poverty at an impressive show of football ...

Erzin to host citrus fruits festival

02.01.2011 [12:10]
The Turkish city of Erzin will host an international citrus fruits and culture festival next week. The three-day festival will bring together delegations ...

Azerbaijan to increase grain production volumes in 2011

25.12.2010 [13:06]
Next year Azerbaijan may produce about 2.5 mln tons of grains, which will exceed the current year rates, stated Ismet Abbasov, the Minister of Agriculture of ...