06 October 2022,   11:08
Otar Shamugia discusses country’s food security with US officials in Washington

Food safety and transfer of modern technology and knowledge to Georgian farmers were discussed between Agriculture Minister Otar Shamugia and United States officials in Washington.

During the visit Shamugia held meetings with Cary Fowler, the US Department of State’s Special Envoy for Global Food Security, and Jewel Bronaugh, the US Deputy Secretary of Agriculture.

At the meeting with Fowler, the Minister stressed importance of having quality seed material and appropriate agricultural equipment for ensuring food security in Georgia, and pointed out the “particular significance” of US support in this respect. In his turn, Fowler pledged the US would continue to support Georgia in the development of the industry and in overcoming challenges.