(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 27. Deutsche
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is
implementing the second phase of the 'Towards Rural Inclusive
Growth and Economic Resilience in Tajikistan (TRIGGER II)' project,
a spokesperson of GIZ, told trend .
According to the spokesperson, GIZ has supported the Ministry of
Agriculture to develop a model of the agricultural sector of
Tajikistan, by helping them to analyze such variables as the volume
of production and the level of prices for various agricultural
products to gain more planning reliability.
The policy advice of GIZ contributed to the drafting of the
Strategy of Agrarian Reforms in Tajikistan 2022-2030.
'GIZ since 2019 supported around 8,000 farmers in Tajikistan –
almost half of them are women. On demonstration plots and through
technical advice with a network of nearly 200 village advisors, GIZ
disseminates good practices in sustainable agriculture, such as
using seeds of good quality and organic fertilizers,' she said.
Moreover, GIZ since 2017 also assisted local cooperatives to
obtain the EU organic standard for the export of cotton and other
organic crops. GIZ helps farmers establish trustful relationships
with export-oriented processing units in Tajikistan buying their
TRIGGER II Project, which is due to finish in 2024, is
commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic
Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and co-financed by the EU since
December 2020, works in agricultural and water-related areas to
support Tajikistan's private sector and economic development.
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