FAO in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of Uzbekistan organized the International Conference on Development of Organic Agriculture in Central Asia during 22-24 August 2017 within the framework the project TCP/UZB/3501. The major objectives were to bring together experiences in Central Asian and neighboring countries, discuss locally adapted systems and best practices and finally to initiate a network to allow future cooperation. The Conference was attended by researchers, extensionists, representative of civil society organizations, farmers’ organizations and private companies as well as practitioners. The Proceedings of the Conference aims to compile the data collected during the Conference and archive for future. The Proceeding of the Conference will surely provide the initial information to promote further collaboration between countries, institutions, research and practices and producers and traders. As mentioned in the Final Declaration of the Conference, we hope that this platform and the initiative will be further supported and repeated in the coming years.


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