agriculture in Caucasus

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Baku to host 2nd Shopping Festival

Baku to host 2nd Shopping Festival

The second Baku Shopping Festival is scheduled for October 15-November 15, the organizers said. A 30-day shopping festival will offer customers discounts, entertainment and street performances. Many city malls offered special discounts, …

Kazakh alphabet in Latin represented in country's parliament

Kazakh alphabet in Latin represented in country's parliament

The new alphabet of the Kazakh language in Latin, consisting of 25 letters, was presented in the Parliament of Kazakhstan, the director of the Baitursynov Institute of Linguistics, Erden Kazhybek reported. "This alphabet was submitted …

Honored Artist of Georgia Kote Toloraia dies

Honored Artist of Georgia Kote Toloraia dies

Famous actor Kote Toloraia died in Tbilisi. Konstantin (Kote) Toloraia was born on June 11, 1926. In 1949 he graduated from the acting studio at the Tbilisi Kote Marjanishvili theater. He worked as an actor in the same theater for many …

Dagestani vegetable growers collect 869 000 tons of harvest

Dagestani vegetable growers collect 869 000 tons of harvest

At the moment, vegetable growers in Dagestan have harvested more than 869 thousand tons of harvest from 25 300 hectares, the Ministry of Agriculture of the republic reported. The average yield for the region amounted to 343 centners per …

 Charles Aznavour gets Hollywood star

Charles Aznavour gets Hollywood star

French singer Charles Aznavour finally got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, capping a more than 70-year career as one of his country's most popular entertainers. Aznavour, 93, who was born Shahnour Varinag …

Ferrero to support Azerbaijan's hazelnut industry

Ferrero to support Azerbaijan's hazelnut industry

Italian manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products, Ferrero SpA, is ready to support the development of a hazelnut industry in Azerbaijan. The Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan's Agriculture Minister …

Azerbaijan to use US cotton harvesters

Azerbaijan to use US cotton harvesters

Azerbaijan's Agriculture Minister Heydar Asadov met with the regional representative of the US company John Deere, Maximilian Poug, today, the country's Agriculture Minister said in a statement. During the …

Kizlyar district fights off locusts

Kizlyar district fights off locusts

Dagestan still continues to fight locusts, however, according to the information of the press service of the administration of the Kizlyar district, a fight with the voracious insects is over in this municipality. According to the …

Armenia plans to produce innovative organic fertilizer

Armenia plans to produce innovative organic fertilizer

An Armenia-based company plans to produce fertilizer using emerging foreign technologies, Agro IG company Deputy Director Harutyun Usta-Karayan said. He noted that the respective project was submitted to the government, …

Azerbaijan completes agriculture software development

Azerbaijan completes agriculture software development

Azerbaijan's Ministry of Agriculture has completed the development process of special software product, the country's Agriculture Minister Heydar Asadov said. "The development process of the graphic …

Russia to invest in Azerbaijani agriculture projects

Russia to invest in Azerbaijani agriculture projects

Russia and Azerbaijan are discussing the implementation of new projects in agriculture, the executive director of the Azerbaijan-Russia Business Council, Farhad Sattarov, said. There are talks which mostly cover …