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Second meeting with delegation of the French Development Agency (AFD) at CER

11.05.2017

Second meeting with delegation of the French Development Agency (AFD) at CER
May 11, 2017 The head of the CER's research group, Kh. Muradova, recieved representatives of the delegation of the French Development Agency (AFD), consisting of the Head of AFD's representative office in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan R. Jozan and AFD's representative for energy projects A. Duo.

During the newly held meeting, issues on further research and development of the agricultural sector in the context of agronomic state improvement of country regions were discussed. The parties went through approaches on improving regional irrigation systems, expanding investment in the infrastructure and logistics sector.

The AFD together with the College of International Agro-Development (ISTOM), currently engaged in the assessment of the agricultural potential and needs of Uzbekistan, shared plans to prepare an information base on livestock and crop systems in the regions to exchange information with government agencies, departments and representatives of the private sector. CER decided to take an active part in the process of information exchange and publically unfold  the work of AFD in Uzbekistan through publications (in issues of the Economic Review magazine and its own online portals).

Moreover, parties discussed the development of the "Green Economy" in Uzbekistan. Kh. Muradova briefed representatives of AFD on the entire volume of topics covered by the CER during the years of work.

Following the meeting, the parties decided to strengthen cooperation in areas of mutual studies and work further on development of energy and agro-industrial complexes, while taking into account the current dynamics of development of Uzbek-French relations.