(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 9. One of the
priority areas of partnership between Uzbekistan and the UN Food
and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is the development of a new
comprehensive cooperation program until 2023, trend reports.
This was stated during the meeting between
Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Director General of
the FAO Qu Dongyu, which was held as part of the president's
official visit to Italy.
Among the priority areas, the development of a
comprehensive cooperation program until 2030 was highlighted. This
program aims to implement specific projects and initiatives related
to food security, fundamental scientific research, digitalization
of agriculture, and addressing environmental issues in the Aral Sea
region, among others.
Furthermore, the practical aspects of expanding
cooperation between Uzbekistan and this international specialized
institution were discussed, particularly focusing on important
areas such as agricultural modernization and food security.
The president of Uzbekistan expressed special
satisfaction with the fruitful collaboration achieved in recent
years. Both parties expressed interest in further expanding their
partnership, considering the increasing global risks to food
Additionally, preparations for the upcoming high-level
International Conference under the auspices of the FAO in
Uzbekistan's Samarkand were discussed.
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