BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 15Trend: Seminars will be organized in five Azerbaijani cities as part of the Slow Food Travel pilot project implemented with financial support from the EU jointly with the Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau.
Kestutis Yankauskas, head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, said this to Trend.
According to him, this project started in September 2018 in the cities of Shamakhi, Ismayilli, Gabala, Sheki and Gakh and will last until August 31, 2021.
Over 900 thousand euros have been allocated for the implementation of the project, said the head of the representative office.
In addition, Jankauskas said that within the framework of the seminars, their participants will listen to lectures by local and foreign experts on topics such as the application of the concept of Slow Food travel in Azerbaijan, tourism practices based on Slow Food, agritourism and improving the quality of tourist services.
“Over 740 thousand euros have been allocated for the implementation of the EU project” Improving the qualifications of teachers in the field of inclusive education “in Azerbaijan,” COVID – 19: Supporting women’s entrepreneurship during a pandemic “- 60 thousand euros,” Promoting agribusiness and food production, creating new chains added value, development of agritourism “- 2.2 million euros, and for the project to support young entrepreneurs – 360 thousand euros”, – said Jankauskas.
(Author: Sadraddin Agdzhaev. Editor: Konstantin Shapiro)