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EU continues to support agricultural development in Armenia

08/10/2018 - 15:13
Agriculture and Food Safety

On 15 September, Yerevan hosted the “Rural life and traditions” festival for the fifth time. The European Union played a key role in the establishment of the festival: EU-funded ENPARD programme and OASI project are the festival’s key sponsors. The festival is organised for residents of the capital to understand and experience Armenia’s regional agricultural achievements.
The EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, paid his respects to hard-working Armenian farmers: “The EU is committed to supporting agricultural sector. Our commitment is €25 million through the ENPARD programme. We also support the OASI project, implemented by our Austrian partners. We believe that organic agriculture has a bright future in Armenia, and we will be continuing down this path”.

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