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Helena Fraser, UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan and Olivier Chave, Ambassador of Switzerland in Uzbekistan paid the visit to the Republic of Karakalpakistan on 12-14 October, 2017 to see the current situation in the region; efforts of the Government to prevent the consequences of the environmental crisis; measures for adaptation to the climate change as well as the UN activities in this northern region of the country.
Two mobile cabins have been handed over to representatives of farms located in the pilot areas in the Zaamin district of the Djizak region and the Karakul district of the Bukhara region.
Green Corridor, set up to increase the volume of fruit and vegetable deliveries between Uzbekistan and Russia, will be fully operational by the end of 2017., Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Sergey Levin said on 6 September 2017. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the II International Fruit and Vegetable Fair in Tashkent, he noted that Uzbekistan has great potential in agriculture sector and Russia pays much attention to increasing supplies of fruit and vegetable products from Uzbekistan.
Tashkent. Whynham Hotel, 22-24 August 2017. The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) organized an International Conference on development of organic agriculture in Central Asia. Participants of the conference paid a site visit to “Siyob Shavkat Orzu” farm in Toyloq district of Samarkand region to observe (learn) the region’s potential on traditional and organic agriculture on August 24.
Total volume of production of agriculture, forestry and fishery made up 24.053 trillion soums in January-June 2017, which rose by 5.8% year-on-year. State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said that production of plant growing and livestock, hunting and provision of services made up 23.921 trillion soums (+5.8%), forestry – 42.2 billion soums (+1.3%) and fishery – 89.7 billion soums (+10.1%).