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2018.03.06

Science Development Foundation to cooperate with the Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture and Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a protocol on cooperation. The protocol was signed by the Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov and the Executive Director of the Foundation, Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and Mathematics Elchin Babaev on March 6.

The goal is to jointly support grant financing of scientific research programs, projects and other scientific activities in the field of agriculture, as well as to stimulate the scientific activities of young researchers and scientists in the field of agrarian sciences and to take appropriate measures.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, G.Asadov spoke in detail about the reforms carried out in the field of agriculture in the country, the level of agrarian research, prospects for cooperation with Science Development Foundation. Minister also gave directions, recommendations and proposals to the heads of relevant structures, stressed the importance of further intensification in the field of agrarian scientific research and strengthening of international cooperation.

Executive Director of the Foundation Elchin Babayev noted that, country is taking steps to ensure sustainable development of the agricultural sector, food and food security and increasing export potential. He noted that state support for agriculture is growing every year, farmers are provided with the necessary equipment and state programs are adopted.

At the end of the event, were donated books to the library of the Ministry published in the framework of grant projects of Science Development Foundation.

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