The Embassy of Uzbekistan in the U.S. organized virtual negotiations between the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan with representatives of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Department of State, the Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
At the meeting, Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture of Uzbekistan Alisher Shukurov spoke in detail about the Agriculture Development Strategy of Uzbekistan for 2020-2030 adopted in October 2019.
According to the Embassy, representatives of U.S. government agencies forwarded a number of proposals for the implementation of American technologies in the agricultural sector, the establishment of partnership between agricultural companies of the two countries and the use of the academic potential of U.S. higher education institutions.
Issues of improving the quality of training personnel for working in the agricultural sectors of Uzbekistan’s economy were discussed. An agreement was reached on organizing targeted meetings with leading American universities for their subsequent attraction to Uzbekistan.