EBRD and FAO encourage agribusiness investments in the Kyrgyz Republic

Investors explore untapped potential for further agricultural growth

Agribusiness community leaders representing a wide range of public and private sector enterprises and donor agencies met in the Kyrgyz Republic’s capital, Bishkek, on 28 and 29 September 2011. The purpose of the meeting was to share insights on how to develop the country’s agricultural sector which lies at the heart of further economic recovery and sustainable growth. During the two-day Kyrgyz Agricultural Investment Forum representatives from local and international businesses, together with government officials, discussed their experiences and concerns about investing in Kyrgyz agriculture. The Forum was organised by the Kyrgyz government with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD and the EBRD’s Shareholder Special Fund.For workshop material, please see: