The signing ceremony of the Intent Agreement on cooperation between ANAS and the Ministry of Agriculture was held on September 27 in Presidium of ANAS.
Academician Akif Alizadeh said that this agreement will make a major contribution to the solution of topical issues in the field of science and innovation in agriculture and the training of highly qualified personnel. Stressing that innovative projects will be implemented jointly with the Ministry of Agriculture, the head of the ANAS noted that in this direction, the research institutes will create enormous conditions for utilization of production and experience opportunities. In addition, opportunities for the creation of joint households in the fields of expertise of the ANAS and Ministry of Agriculture will be explored.
Then Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov spoke. An initial analysis of the agrarian reforms shows that in order to achieve sustainable development in this area, there is a need for a strategy that serves the interests of farmers and peasants based on scientific principles, he noted.
Academician-secretary of ANAS, academician Rasim Alguliyev said today's measure was a significant step in the country's agrarian life. As a result of reforms carried out by ANAS over the past five years, not only local organizations but also foreign organizations have shown great interest in cooperation with the academy.
The scientist said that the introduction of agronomic technologies in the field of electrification of agriculture, the involvement of scientific institutions, the creation of a database, development of human resources and development of projects are crucial.
"There is a necessity to establish Agroinformatics Institute within Ministry of Agriculture "- he highlighted. Specialists in this field are few, and that ANAS can support the ministry in this matter, R. Alguliyev noted. Furthermore, he proposed to establish close cooperation between academia's science departments and centers in the regions and with relevant organizations in KTN regions in order to achieve food security in the academic country.
In the end, the Agreement on Intentional Cooperation between ANAS and Ministry of Agriculture was signed. The document envisages the planning of activities on relevant issues, the organization of agrarian science and joint multidisciplinary research, the transfer of technologies in the field of training and innovation, the implementation of projects and programs, and the organization of local and international grant competitions.
The document was signed by President of ANAS, Academician Akif Alizadeh and Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov.
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