On October 26, a round table on the topic “Ways to improve nutrition in mountain agroecosystems of Kyrgyzstan” was held in the Meeting Room of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The purpose of the round table is to provide participants with an opportunity to learn about successful initiatives based on agroecological methods and understand how they contribute to improving the sustainability of agriculture and combating hunger, malnutrition and poverty in the country, and the opportunity to engage in dialogue from all sides: producers, experts, decision makers to create a favorable environment to support the dissemination of good agroecological practices with possible effective advocacy in the future.
The event aims to showcase ideas and approaches based on sustainable, nutrition-sensitive agriculture and diversified diets that deserve significant expansion.
thereby significantly contributing to the achievement of the goals of the United Nations Decade for Action on Nutrition (2016-2025), which calls for accelerated, coordinated global action on sustainable nutrition for all.
The participants took a lively part in the round table, each of them spoke about their activities and shared a vision of how to influence a favorable background in the implementation of projects and programs to improve nutrition in mountain agroecosystems.
Representatives of the NGO “Bio-Service” (co-organizers of the round table) showed videos with farmers who have succeeded in various agricultural practices, bringing not only income themselves, but also setting an example to other old villagers, which corresponds to the ideas of the PGAE projects.
BIO-KG FOD also gave a detailed account of how their work is carried out in a given direction, giving vivid examples on multimedia media.
Also, the Director of the FOD I. Aidaraliev presented letters of thanks to the Bio-Service Foundation and the Department of Organic Agriculture.