Azerbaijan Participating in ICARDA Trainings

Business Materials 14 November 2006 15:53 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan is participating in trainings of ICARDA (International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas). The arrangement is being held in Kyaradja (Iran) from November 11 to November 28, 2006, a source in the Azerbaijan Agricultural Ministry told Trend.

Yagub Guliyev, Chief of the International Relations Department of the Scientific-Agricultural Centre of the Azerbaijan is participating in the trainings too.

The trainings are being held under the organization of ICARDA, the Wageningen University and Research Centre (the Netherlands), Iran Plants Selection Institiute within the Generation Challenge Programme and devoted to the topic Seeds and Genetic Resources of Vegetative Species: Politics, Storage, and Use.

ICARDA, established in 1977, is one the fifteen centres located al over the World and supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The Organization with its headquarters in Aleppo (Syria) is working through a network of cooperation with national, regional, and international institution, universities, NGOs, as well as ministries in developing countries, and prosperous research institutes in industrial countries.