2021 is coming to an end, and this year successful projects have been implemented in a number of areas of the country, as well as in the agricultural sector. The agrarian sector is the leading sector in the country, as well as the main source of food supplyli rolehas a. In January-November of this year, the agricultural sector accounted for GDP 10,7 %was formed.
At the same time, one of the important areas for the development of the non-oil sector in Azerbaijan is the agricultural sector. In recent years, the development of this area is one of the main priorities for the government.
Chief of the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Agriculture Vugar Huseynov “Report”a said that 2021was one of the most successful years in the agricultural sector: “This year, the country’s agricultural indicators are high, and this year a number of projects have been implemented in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan. One of them is the “Smart Village” project created in Agali village of Zangilan region. The Smart Village project has reached its final stage. This will be the first stage of Zangilan’s big return to Agali village, and the second smart village will be built in Dovletyarli village of Fizuli region. Preparations are underway for the first stage of the village’s construction.
Huseynov noted that one of the most successful projects was the relocation of farms to the liberated territories and the restoration of agrarian activity in the liberated areas. Small farms as pilots before the project – 5 beekeeping, 6 The sheep farm was relocated. After assessing the risks in those areas, the number of these farms was increased. Within three months, the project ensured the operation of farms on pastures with extremely high potential. Very high results have been achieved in terms of productivity. This makes us happy. Probably, this project will be implemented in a broader form in the coming period.
V.Huseynov added that in 2021, high results were achieved in grain growing, which has an important place in the food chain, and growth was recorded in other areas, as well as in agricultural areas with export potential: “In short, 2021In 2013, high results were achieved in all areas of agriculture. The main tasks set for the Ministry of Agriculture in terms of ensuring food security of the country have been achieved.
Note that, according to the State Statistics Committee, in January-November 2021 572,3 min hectares 1 million 885.4 min tons of wheat were harvested. Average wheat yield in the country 32,9 centner.
In conclusion, the ministry official stressed that the new calendar year is beginning and we have goals for the new calendar year: “There are goals arising from the functions performed by the Ministry in terms of ensuring food security, of course, this is our job. Adhering to our basic principles of activity, let’s achieve an increase in productivity in all areas of agriculture in the country, which has been growing steadily over the past few years. This trend 2022We are determined to protect it in
The State Statistics Committee on agriculture this year 11 announced the results of the month. In Azerbaijan in January-November this year 8 billion 612.1 million manat worth of agricultural products were produced. Cost of crop products produced in the country in the last 1 year 4,8 % increasing 4 billion 379.5 million manat, while the cost of livestock products 2,8 % increasing 4 billion 232.6 million manat.
MP, economist-expert Vugar Bayramov He believes that the development of the agricultural sector is a priority for Azerbaijan: “Especially if we take into account that the agricultural sector has a special share in the formation of employment in Azerbaijan, as well as in Azerbaijan’s non-oil exports. Of the employed population in Azerbaijan 37,8 % work in agriculture, at the same time, non-oil exports 50 % falls on the share of the agricultural sector. Therefore, the agricultural sector has a special role in the inflow of currency into the country, as well as in providing employment. “
According to him, it must be acknowledged that in recent years, subsidy mechanisms in the agricultural sector have been improved and transparency has been increased: “The liberation of our lands creates new opportunities for the agricultural sector. In general, these areas have great potential. Of course, in this context, the agricultural sector is always a sector that requires strengthening state support. About half of the EU budget is allocated in the form of support to the agricultural sector. It must be acknowledged that the agricultural sector has made progress in implementing more liberal approaches to agricultural development, strengthening state support, and addressing subsidies. ”
In short, every innovation implemented in the agricultural sector increases productivity, income and, as a result, provides faster development of this sector.