Baku, Azerbaijan, August 1
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
The presence of certified nursery farms in Georgia means an increase in labor productivity, said Deputy Minister of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia Khatia Tsilosani, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia.
The Ministry of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia, with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, is launching a new project to develop and implement a unified certification system for nurseries in the country.
The deputy minister discussed the main directions of the project with representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The meeting was attended by representatives of the relevant departments of the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture.
“It is important for us to support FAO in the priority areas of producing quality planting material and ensuring compliance with international standards for nurseries. I think that we will achieve the best result by joint efforts,” the deputy minister said.
As it was noted at the meeting, at the initial project a standard for certification of perennial nursery farms will be developed. The project will be implemented with the participation of the National Food Agency of Georgia, the Center for Agricultural Research and the Agency for the Development of Agriculture of Georgia.