Forest biodiversity at risk
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”
The 3rd International Agriculture, Food Processing and Packaging Exhibition “Caspian Agro - 2010” started here today ...
AZERBAIJAN BECOMES MEMBER OF EPPO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
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
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
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
UK scientists have released draft sequences of the wheat genome, which they think could make a vital contribution to securing global food supplies ...
FOUR MONITORING ON AVIAN FLU CONDUCTED IN AZERBAIJAN IN 2010
Four monitoring on avian flu was conducted in Azerbaijan in 2010, according to State Veterinary Service under the Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan ...
TURKEY TO IMPORT 330,000 TONS OF DUTY-FREE EU WHEAT
Turkey`s grain board will allow private companies to import 330,000 metric tons of duty-free European Union wheat this year as part of measures to ease price swings in the domestic market ...
BAKU HOSTS LAST SEMINAR ON PROPHYLAXIS OF BIRD FLU
The last seminar on prophylaxis of the bird flu co-organized by FAO and Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Agriculture took place in Baku. Heads of the veterinary ...
RUSSIA`S BAN ON GRAIN EXPORTS TAKES EFFECT AS WILDFIRES RAGE
Russian ban on grain exports took effect Sunday as at least 500 fires raged across the country, according to VOA. Moscow put a halt to the ...
URGENT HELP NEEDED FOR FLOOD-STRICKEN PAKISTAN FARMERS
As efforts continue to save the lives of Pakistanis stricken by monsoon floodwaters, FAO today warned of serious threats to the livelihoods and food security of millions ...
FAO CUTS WHEAT PRODUCTION FORECAST BUT CONSIDERS SUPPLIES ADEQUATE
The impact of unfavorable weather events on crops in recent weeks has led Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to cut its global ...
MOBILE PHONES HELP FARMERS FEED THEIR FIELDS
Researchers in the Philippines will soon use mobile phones to help farmers use just the right amount of fertilizer, maximizing their harvests ...
MATERIAL BASE OF STATE LEASING COMPANIES IN AGRARIAN SPHERE TO BE STRENGTHENED
Today President Ilham Aliyev signed an Executive Order “On extra measures in the field of strengthening of material base of the state leasing companies in agrarian sphere” ...
ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION CENTER CREATED IN AZERBAIJAN
Cattle-breeding is an important branch of agriculture which is intensively developing in Azerbaijan, the country`s minister of agriculture ...
INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS LIMIT MELAMINE LEVELS IN FOOD
The maximum amount of melamine allowed in powdered infant formula is 1 mg/kg and the amount of the chemical allowed in other foods ...
AZERBAIJAN, JORDAN DISCUSS AGRICULTURAL COOPERATION
Azerbaijan`s ambassador in Amman Elman Arasli has met Jordanian Agriculture Minister Said Masri to discuss the current level of the bilateral relationship and ...
BAKU HOSTS SEMINAR ON NEW TRENDS IN AGRICULTURAL FINANCING
Azerbaijan`s capital has hosted A seminar on New Trends in Agricultural Financing. The event was organized by Association of the ...
AZERBAIJAN`S AGRICULTURE MINISTER MEETS IFAD PRESIDENT
Agriculture Minister of Azerbaijan Ismet Abasov met with visiting President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Kanayo F. Nwanze ...