Sustainable Farming Training for the Beneficiaries of Sayat-Nova Community

On July 10, the ASPIRED Project organized a one-day training on sustainable agriculture for the farmers – beneficiaries of the irrigation project in Sayat-Nova community. The main objective of the training was to provide hands-on knowledge to participants regarding crops and irrigation methods, safe use and disposal of fertilizers, nutritional value of crops, as well as common pests and diseases damaging plants.  The trainer particularly focused on the use of water-saving irrigation methods, and cultivation of high-value crops, taking into account their seasonal demand, which can provide bigger income to farmers.  The training was conducted in the CARD Agricultural Support Center in Darakert, the specialists of CARD Credit and Card Agroservice presented their services available for farmers, including leasing, new machines and tools, seeds and fertilizers.