Press Release

"FIELD DAY" event within "Strengthening of Agricultural Advisory Services" Project in Samukh district

11 August 2022

  • "Strengthening Agricultural Advisory Services (AAS)" project held "A FIELD DAY" in the Samukh region. The project is funded by the European Union and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The first part of the event was on the comparison of sunflower varieties cultivated in the demonstration area of ​​ Ganja Regional Agrarian Training Center of Agrarian Services Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, and the second part continued in the form of discussions and exchanges of ideas on the comparison of sunflower varieties cultivated in the demonstration area of ​​Sunflower Commodity - Based Agricultural Advisory Platform member farmers.

Samukh SADC (DAIM), Ganja Regional Training Center, Scientific Research Institute of Plant Protection and Industrial Crops, ASA Agrarian Training Center, Sunflower Commodity –Based Agricultural Advisory Platform member farmers, Sunflower producers and other suppliers, agronomists and NGO representatives participated in the meeting.

During the meeting, the role of FAO in ensuring food security and increasing the livelihood of the rural population, updates on pilot activities and Innovative projects, the rights of farmers to use good and reliable AAS services, real differences of new certified seeds from old local seeds in the demonstration area of ​​RTC discussed, the questions of farmers answered by experts. At the end of the event, participants visited the farmer's demonstration area.

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