Seminars on standardization of agricultural products to be held in Uzbekistan

Leading Latvian experts will hold seminars in the field of agriculture for specialists of the agriculture complex, students of Uzbek universities will be held in Tashkent and Ferghana from 27 February to 1 March 2018.

The theme of the seminars is development and introduction of GLOBALG.A.P international standards at agricultural enterprises, as well as creation and operation of specialized laboratories for quality control of agricultural products.

Latvian experts – Director of the Institute for the Safety of Food, Animal Health and the Environment BIOR Aivars Berzins and Chairman of the Board of the Cooperative Society Musma Daruzeni, licensed consultant GLOBALG.A.P. Edite Strazdinya – will acquaint the Uzbek colleagues with the advanced Latvian experience and effective methods in the field of production and processing of various kinds of agricultural products, share the long-term practice of work of the best Latvian enterprises of the industry.

The forthcoming seminars are a continuation of the successful practice of cooperation of Latvia and Uzbekistan in the agrarian sector, launched in 2015, and are called upon to intensify mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in this area with a view to further developing the foreign trade potential of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which is especially relevant in the light of the reforms initiated and implemented in Uzbekistan by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Seminars are part of an extensive program of public diplomacy in the framework of this year’s celebration of the proclamation of independence of the Republic of Latvia.

The visit of Latvian experts and the seminars they conduct are organized by the Tashkent State Agrarian University and the Khokimiyat of Fergana region in cooperation and close interaction with USAID and the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Seminar in Tashkent will be held on 27 February. In Ferghana, a workshop and consultations of agricultural entrepreneurs are scheduled for 28 February and 1 March. The events are intended for a wide range of specialists of the agricultural sector of the Republic of Uzbekistan.