Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 20
Azerbaijan will increase the number of large farm enterprises engaged in grain production, Azerbaiajni Deputy Minister of Agriculture Ilham Guliyev told reporters Jan.20.
He said that activities in the field of agriculture will be continued.
"Our goal is to provide the country with all kinds of agricultural products at the expense of domestic production," Guliyev said. "We need to focus on production of local goods, and that will reduce dependence on imports."
The deputy minister added that agro-technical measures are also held to improve the quality of grain, but increasing subsidies is not planned.
Azerbaijan has created 19 large farm enterprises engaged in grain production.