BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 31. FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations] and Azerbaijan are working in nine priority directions as part of the cooperation program, said Bariz Mehdiyev, Assistant FAO Representative during the National Forum on Agriculture Advisory Services, Trend reports.
According to him, cooperation in these directions is actively progressing.
"This year, we consider signing the second phase of the cooperation between Azerbaijan and the FAO," he said.
FAO aims to support projects in the field of food and waste management in Azerbaijan. The parties have jointly implemented over 60 projects in the field of agriculture, in particular, the agricultural environment as well as food safety in the regions of the country have improved due to these projects.
National Forum on Agricultural Advisory Service (AAS) is the annual conference and programming event that brings together AAS actors that present their work and programs with the objectives of sharing and upgrading information and experiences, identifying new tendencies (political, economic, marketing, etc.) at the national level and determine and discuss priority technical topics of AAS nature. The AAS forum is also one of the mechanisms to inform government priorities and policies.