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  • Azerbaijan: Support for hazelnut cultivation

    Nov 21st, 2016

    Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has ordered additional measures aimed at strengthening state support for the cultivation of hazelnuts.Under the order, the Ministry of Agriculture has given AZN 1.46 million. AZN 600,000 of the amount will be used for the purchase of mulberry seedlings, and AZN 700,000 for the purchase of hazelnut seedlings.The Ministry is to transfer, free of charge, the seeds and seedlings to producers, taking into account the needs of cities and regions. The data on producers to receive seeds and saplings must be submitted to the President of Azerbaijan.

    (1 AZN=0.57USD)