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Organic agriculture as a promising branch of the economy:Goris


Within the framework of the “Development of the organic agriculture as the economy’s promising branch by involving rural youth” program a three-day training course was held in Goris Aarhus Center.
The project was initiated by the “Youth Academy for Democracy and Development” NGO within the scope of the grant provided by the President of Armenia, in support of the Youth Foundation of Armenia.
The aim was to involve young people of the rural areas in organic agriculture.
For this purpose the following topics were introduced to the young people:

• Organic agriculture production from the ecological perspective, which is a stimulating ecosystem for the soil biological activity,
• Development of organic agriculture,
• Land cultivation, bio humus development,
• Combat diseases and pests by the natural method,
• Formation of the organic products market.

The meeting was attended by farmers’ groups, regional administration of Syunik, Goris municipalities, media representatives and students of the agricultural college.

Melada Harutyunyan
Expert at Goris Aarhus Center
Tell: (+374) 94 81 50 52, 96/09 08 95
E-mail: info_goris@aarhus.am , mharoutunyan@mail.ru
Translated by Anush Beybutyan