FAO: Georgia achieves significant progress in agricultural development
Baku, Azerbaijan, September 28
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia has made significant progress in terms of agricultural development, said members of the delegation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Trend reports citing the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia.
The remarks were made at their meeting with the Minister of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili.
The meeting at the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture was also attended by Mamuka Meskhi, Assistant FAO representative in Georgia, as well as the relevant ministry officials.
Davitashvili expressed gratitude for the work carried out by FAO in the country and the organization's assistance in development of the agricultural sector.
"The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is a leading partner of our ministry. With the support of FAO, we are implementing a number of important projects. Our partnership is outstanding and I think we will have even more effective cooperation in the future," Davitashvili said.
The minister also spoke about the importance of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement, which entered into force in July 2016. The document strives for political association and economic integration between the EU and Georgia.