agriculture in Caucasus

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EU to help Georgian farmers

Up to 50 representatives of international donors, stakeholders and partners of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia discussed the draft National Strategy for Agricultural Extension in Georgia 2018-2019, according to the website of the Food …

 Georgia increases kiwifruit export to Japan

Georgia is increasing the export of kiwifruit in Japan, Georgia's Ministry of Agriculture said.  Georgia's Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili said Japan was an interesting market for …

Baku to host 2nd Shopping Festival

The second Baku Shopping Festival is scheduled for October 15-November 15, the organizers said. A 30-day shopping festival will offer customers discounts, entertainment and street performances. Many city malls offered special discounts, …

Honored Artist of Georgia Kote Toloraia dies

Famous actor Kote Toloraia died in Tbilisi. Konstantin (Kote) Toloraia was born on June 11, 1926. In 1949 he graduated from the acting studio at the Tbilisi Kote Marjanishvili theater. He worked as an actor in the same theater for many …

 Charles Aznavour gets Hollywood star

French singer Charles Aznavour finally got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, capping a more than 70-year career as one of his country's most popular entertainers. Aznavour, 93, who was born Shahnour Varinag …

Ferrero to support Azerbaijan's hazelnut industry

Italian manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products, Ferrero SpA, is ready to support the development of a hazelnut industry in Azerbaijan. The Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan's Agriculture Minister …

Azerbaijan to use US cotton harvesters

Azerbaijan's Agriculture Minister Heydar Asadov met with the regional representative of the US company John Deere, Maximilian Poug, today, the country's Agriculture Minister said in a statement. During the …

Kizlyar district fights off locusts

Dagestan still continues to fight locusts, however, according to the information of the press service of the administration of the Kizlyar district, a fight with the voracious insects is over in this municipality. According to the …

Armenia plans to produce innovative organic fertilizer

An Armenia-based company plans to produce fertilizer using emerging foreign technologies, Agro IG company Deputy Director Harutyun Usta-Karayan said. He noted that the respective project was submitted to the government, …