FRENCH SCIENTISTS IN BAKU FOR CONDUCTING RESEARCHES IN FRUIT-GROWING
2 specialists from France arrived in Azerbaijan on 19 September 2005 for conducting researches in fruit-growing sphere. The visit of representatives of the FranceвЂ™s National Research Institute is expected to last 10 days, the scientific-agrarian centre of the AzerbaijanвЂ™s Ministry of Agriculture told Trend.
The center noted the specialists have been received today morning by the deputy Agriculture Minister Bahram Aliyev. They will spend two days in Guba in orchards to get familiarized with the general state of viral diseases in fruit and vegetable вЂ"growing.
Apart from this, during the visit the French are planned to hold a workshop in Baku for employees of the National Academy of Sciences, dedicated to the fight the viral diseases in the above-mentioned spheres, familiarization with new equipment and etc.
The center underlined, the specialists from France visited already Azerbaijan in September 2004. These measures are taken in the framework of the cooperation program between France and Azerbaijan in fruit-growing, signed on December 2002.