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A five-day internship programme for young farmers was organized within “Increasing Agrarian Employment” project

18 October 2021

  • On October 11-15, eight young farmers from Gabala, Oguz, Bilasuvar, Beylagan and Samukh regions had the opportunity to visit the country's leading beekeeping farm API DELTA Group LLC.
     

During the field trip to Gakh region, young entrepreneurs gained both theoretical and practical knowledge about beekeeping as well as had a chance to be directly involved in the work process. In particular, they learned about breeding queen bees and royal jelly production, plants and trees for honey production, bee tick and other pest control measures, spraying process and other knowledge, and got acquainted with stationary and nomadic apiaries. In the end, participants of the programme were awarded by certificate.

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture promotes youth employment in the agricultural sector of Azerbaijan under the FAO-Azerbaijan Partnership Programme (FAPP). In particular, the organization supports the implementation of the project “Increasing Agrarian Employment” (AMAL) in the country which focuses on the enhancement of self-employability and entrepreneurship opportunities of young farmers in rural places through the development of necessary skills and introduction of innovations in agriculture.

A five-day internship programme for young farmers was organized within “Increasing Agrarian Employment” project

Abdul Mustafazade

Abdul Mustafazade

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