Sheki Regional Scientific Center discussed the development of cocoon and sericulture

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The delegation headed by Director of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry of the Ministry of Agriculture Mahir Hajiyev visited ANAS Sheki Regional Scientific Center.

The purpose of the visit is to discuss the possibilities of cooperation between the two structures, as well as to get acquainted with the newly constructed library and the mulberry garden of the Sheki Regional Scientific Center.

Speaking at the meeting, Director of the Sheki Regional Scientific Center, Ph.D. in physics- mathematics Yusif Shukurlu recalled the “State Program for the development of cocoon and sericulture in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2018-2025”.

Noting that, the tasks for the implementation of the “State Program” for the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences are also assigned, the scientist reported on the decree of the Presidium of ANAS from December 20, 2017. It was noted that, the resolution reflected the creation of new fruitful silkworm breeds and hybrids, and technologies of excellence in the field of cocoon and sericulture, the organization of advisory services for farmers operating in this field.

Mr.Shukurlu brought to attention that the Ministry of Agriculture, Finance, Transport, Communications and High Technologies will assist in this work.

In conclusion, an agreement was reached on cooperation between the two structures.