Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Saudi Arabia Ulugbek Maksudov has met with the CEO of Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) Sulaiman Al Rumaih to discuss issues of attracting foreign investment in the agricultural sector of Uzbekistan.
On August 4 this year, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gilbert Houngboand and Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov signed a financing agreement in the amount of $47 million within the framework of the 2nd phase of the project “Diversification and Modernization of Agriculture”, via videoconference.
The Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States Javlon Vakhabov held negotiations with the Vice President of the American company Valmont Industries Joshua Dixon, during which the parties discussed promising areas of cooperation in the development of irrigation systems in the domestic agricultural sector. During the meeting, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan informed in detail about the priority areas of the adopted strategy for the Development of Agriculture of Uzbekistan for 2020-2030, which include tasks from ensuring food security of the population and creating a favorable agribusiness climate and value chains to rational use of natural resources, and environmental protection.
Representatives of Hokimiyat of Ferghana region, Ferghana State University and the management of Kuva Agro Invest and “Ihtisoslashgan Kuva Anori” Cluster conducted online negotiations with the leader of the Azerbaijani company Tovuz-Baltika. The organizer of this meeting was the Embassy of our country in Azerbaijan.