ArmInfo. Japan offered Armenia to implement the project "One Village - One Product", which was previously successfully implemented in the Land of the Rising Sun. The ambassador of Japan to Armenia, June Yamada, addressed the Minister of Agriculture of Armenia Artur Khachatryan with this proposal, the RA Ministry of Agriculture press service reported.
According to the source, Artur Khachatryan, in turn, stressed that the Armenian side is open for interaction on any proposals. According to him, at present the state focuses on small farms that provide large volumes of agricultural production. To further develop the sphere, from the minister's point of view, it is necessary to expand the areas of uncultivated land, introduce modern technologies, modernize the agricultural park, combine farming and create agricultural cooperatives. It is also important to actively develop organic agriculture, to organize the production of high-quality products and to diversify export destinations.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the implementation of certain programs aimed at acquiring technical equipment, equipment and services on the grant funds of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JIKA). The possibilities of export of Armenian agricultural products to the Japanese market were also discussed.
The project "One Village - One Product" is a strategic movement, specially developed and initiated in Japan, which contributed to the successful regional development of the Land of the Rising Sun. The uniqueness of this approach is that by identifying and further manufacturing products exclusively from local resources, developing packaging and label design, subsequent quality control, and promoting to local and world markets, it is possible to achieve economic development of the region.