The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan are launching a new project on water shortages in the agricultural sector, the FAO Partnership and Coordination Office in Azerbaijan told Report.

According to the information, a presentation of the project is planned to be held soon: “The project will study the current situation in the field of irrigation systems in Azerbaijan and submit proposals to the Azerbaijani government to improve management systems in this area. It aims to achieve water management and efficient use in agriculture.

“As FAO’s Partnership and Coordination Office in Azerbaijan, we are currently successfully implementing more than 15 projects in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, and natural resources management,” the statement said.