Friday, 22, February, 2019

World

Fall Armyworm could threaten the food security and livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in Asia as the invasive crop-eating pest is highly likely to spread further from India, with South East Asia and South China most at risk, FAO warned today.

The development of the Joint CIS Air Defense System will be discussed at a meeting of the Coordinating Committee under the CIS Council of Defense Ministers.

An Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in prison for plotting to help a foreign terrorist group has been sentenced to another 20 years for trying to kill a federal prison warden in California.

A delegation from the Afghan Taliban met officials in Uzbekistan during a five-day trip to the country last week to discuss issues including transport and power lines and peace in Afghanistan, the movement’s political office said.

Central Asian and neighbouring countries discussed transboundary water management, maintenance and the possibilities for strengthening sustainable development during a July 12-13 regional meeting in Almaty.

Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar.

First week of August is marked as World Breastfeeding Week (WBFW) and celebrated in more than 170 countries around the world, including Uzbekistan.

The anna.aero analysed the development of the low-cost market in Asia to see how the business model has advanced in the most populated part of the world.

The first trade house in France, UzFranceTrade opened Friday in Paris, Dunyo (Uzbek foreign ministry news agency) reported. UzFranceTrade aims to promote the exports of Uzbek products to France and other EU countries.

The interim president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Gafur Rakhimov has been removed from the most wanted list of the Uzbek Interior Ministry, Kun.uz reported.