(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 26. USAID aims
to develop the non-oil economy of Azerbaijan, Director of the USAID
mission in Azerbaijan Michael Nehrbass told trend .
According to him, two priority areas have been chosen
in this direction, agriculture and agro-tourism.
"These sectors have great economic potential from a
short-term perspective. USAID has extensive experience in the field
of agriculture. We conduct training and seminars for small
entrepreneurs in the field of production, processing and export of
agricultural products," he said.
"We provide support in entering new markets for
medium-sized businesses that have already established production
and exports, in particular the markets of Europe, the Middle and
Far East, and help eliminate dependence on foreign markets. We also
work with them in the field of standardization of goods and
bringing in compliance with international requirements of
manufactured and exported products," he added.
USAID provides technical and financial support to SMEs
and the government of Azerbaijan.
Nehrbass said that USAID provides technical and
financial support to farmers and business entities in the
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