YEAR:2010 - 2012
Programme to support the Turkmenistan authorities and in particular the Ministry of Agriculture in the achievement of the National Sector objectives with regard to sustainable agriculture and rural development and institutional support in coherence with the strategic documents of the European Commission regarding Central Asia and Turkmenistan.
The specific objectives of this project were
to assist Turkmen key stakeholders with the development of the sector strategy plan with associated budget;
to increase the knowledge and experience of farming households and agro-businesses so they can cope with privatised farming and market economies; and
to ensure that farmers and producers have adequate means and access to resources for investing in and practicing private farming.