Azerbaijan: new platforms for agricultural advisory services

Azerbaijan: new platforms for agricultural advisory services

October 11, 2021

Special platforms are being tested in two regions in Azerbaijan to improve the accessibility of agricultural advisory services for small and medium-sized farmers. The platforms were created with EU support under a project on strengthening agricultural advisory services implemented by the FAO. 

Six commodity-based advisory platforms have been set up in Ganja-Gazakh and Guba-Khachmaz regions, focusing on tomatoes, sunflower, sorghum, apples and cherries.

With specially-trained expert facilitators, the platforms guide the farmers through a diagnostic process to identify problems with their crops, discuss and find solutions within the group, and through networking with private and public sector advisors and researchers. 

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