Austrian specialists to share experience with Georgia on cultivation of new grain crops
BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 23
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend
Georgia is a European country and has much in common with Austria, said Max Hiegelsberger, an agricultural official from Upper Austria region, Trend reports via the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia.
He made the remark at the meeting with Minister of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili.
During the meeting, the parties discussed further cooperation and signed a memorandum of mutual cooperation in order to strengthen relations.
“I would like to thank Austria for supporting Georgia and for the implementation of many important programs. Within the framework of the memorandum, we will strengthen our cooperation. I think tit will be close and successful,” Davitashvili said.
Within the framework of the memorandum, Austrian specialists intend to exchange experiences with their Georgian colleagues on the introduction and experimental cultivation of new grain crops in Georgia, as well as to promote the development of agriculture tourism.
Cooperation between the parties will strengthen in the grain sector, the development of the seed industry, the protection of animal health, sustainable management and in the direction of industry education.
“We are in Georgia in order to confirm our support in various areas. Our countries have much in common, including the presence of small agricultural enterprises. It should be emphasized that this is the first memorandum on mutual cooperation between countries in the agricultural direction, within the framework of which we will have the opportunity to successfully cooperate in the field of education, agriculture tourism and biomass production,” said the head of the Austrian delegation.
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