IFAD Helps Increase Productivity of Azerbaijan Farmers

The International Fund for Agricultural Development has approved a $19.35 million loan to help finance a project that aims to increase the agricultural productivity and boost the incomes of some 50,000 households in Azerbaijan.

The project is expected to benefit households in four rural districts in Azerbaijan’s northern and central regions. It will support improvements in the irrigation systems in the four districts as well as help organize farmer support teams to encourage farmer-to-farmer knowledge exchanges.

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