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Workshop | Export diversification of agrifood products in the Kyrgyz Republic

14 March 2018, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic

The workshop "Export diversification of agrifood products in the Kyrgyz Republic" will be held in March.  This workshop is part of FAO's support to the Kyrgyz Republic in the development of agricultural exports under the Regional Initiative on Improving Agrifood Trade and Market Integration.

The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness of both the government and exporters of the Kyrgyz Republic about ways to diversify agrifood exports and about entering the EU's and China's agricultural markets.

Expected Outcomes

In the course of the workshop, the further actions will be identified for the successful implementation of policies and programs to promote the export of agricultural products in the Kyrgyz Republic. The workshop will also facilitate the exchange of information between national and international experts, government agencies and the private sector with an aim of cooperation and jointly solving issues in the field of development of the agrifood exports and supporting the export-oriented producers in the Kyrgyz Republic.

The guidelines for agrifood exports of priority goods prepared under the TCP project will serve as the base for this workshop, where the following issues will be discussed:

  •  Requirements for export of agricultural products (dried fruits, honey, walnuts, kidney beans) from the Kyrgyz Republic to the European Union and the EU's agrifood market structure;
  • The specifics of an access to the Chinese market for agrifood products from the Kyrgyz Republic, in particular, animal products;
  • Experience of exporters in supplying goods to the EU and Chinese markets;
  • Activities aimed at supporting the development of the agrifood exports in the Kyrgyz Republic.