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IFPRI delegation visits German-Uzbek Chair on Central Asian Agricultural Economics

During their visit on 5 April 2024 to the International Agricultural University (IAU) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the delegation from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was informed about the activities of the Chair and their future cooperation.

Delegation of IFPRI scientists headed by IFPRI Director General Johan Swinnen and Senior Researchers Suresh Babu and Kamiljon Akramov have visited German-Uzbek Chair on Central Asian Agricultural Economics (GUCAE), established by IAMO and Uzbek partners, at the Tashkent International Agricultural University (IAU). Bekhzod Egamberdiev have informed the delegation about the activities of the Chair and growing cooperation with international organization. Especially he indicated the unique capacity of the Chair to implement international level research on agricultural economics in Central Asia. Johan Swinnen told that he is aware of activities of the Chair since he is very familiar with the capacity building activities of IAMO. He phrased the fast growing potential of IAU in providing high level teaching in English and important role of the chair at IAU.  He indicated that cooperation between Chair members and IFPRI will be further strengthened, especially in establishing of joint doctoral researcher programs. Abdulla Primov also informed that there are two doctoral researchers conducting their research in GUCAE chair. Additionally, Kamiljon Akramov confirmed that Bekhzod Egamberdiev would present finding from the research published between IAMO and IFPRI colleagues.


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