The 4-day workshop on the subject вЂњProduct Research and Forecasting in AgricultureвЂќ was held in Almaty. The event was staged by the UNO Agency for Food and Agriculture and the Avrostat institution, the State Statistics Committee (SSC) of Azerbaijan told Trend.
Along with the international institutions, representatives of national statistical services and agricultural ministries of such countries, as Russia, Kazakhstan, Central Asian Republics (except for Turkmenistan), Ukraine, Belorussia, Moldova and the South Caucasus took part in the event.
From the Azerbaijani side, deputy head of the agricultural inventory department of the SSC Heydarov and the chief advisor of the economics and forecasting department of the Ministry of Agriculture Saday Guliyev took part in the workshop.
The issues of products researching and forecasting in the agriculture, development of the product balance, the experience of countries, which implemented the agricultural inventory and etc. were discussed at the event.
According to the workshop program, the representatives of Azerbaijan made reports: "Agricultural inventory in Azerbaijan in 2005вЂќ, "The system of agricultural statisticsвЂќ, вЂњMethods for gathering and dissemination of statistical information in horticulture and cattle-breedingвЂќ.