Tajikistan, IFAD discuss investments in agricultural sector

Tajikistan Materials 14 June 2024 13:13 (UTC +04:00)
Umar Abakirov
Umar Abakirov
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DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, June 14. Minister of Agriculture of Tajikistan Kurbon Hakimzoda, and President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Alvaro Lario have discussed investments in the agricultural sector, Trend reports.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture of Tajikistan, the meeting took place on the sidelines of the Third High-Level International Conference on the Implementation of the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028" in Dushanbe.

During the meeting, the parties addressed climate change issues, rising global food prices, land irrigation, the availability of drought-resistant crop seeds, increasing crop yields and improving pasture conditions, digitization of agriculture, and other matters.

Since 2008, IFAD's direct investments in Tajikistan have amounted to $115 million. With IFAD's support, Tajikistan has implemented projects such as the Khatlon Livelihoods Support Project, the Livestock and Pasture Development Project, Livestock and Pasture Development Project II, and the Community-Based Agricultural Support Project. I

Moreover, Community-Based Agricultural Support Project Plus has been adopted, with implementation scheduled to continue until 2030.