Azerbaijan Beekepers Association
In October-November 2015, Protocol of Intent was signed by beekeepers to combine all the beekeepers and organizations operating in this sector. ‘Azerbaijan Beekeepers Association’ (ABA) Public Union was established at the founding meeting on 20 February 2016 by Badraddin Hasratov, Sabir Mustafayev and Shahin Jafarov when the Charter of the Association was approved. The first general meeting of the Association was held on 28 February 2016 and Extended Management Board and Inspection Commission were created.
Chairman of the Management Board: Badraddin Hasratov
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board: Sabir Mustafayev
Chairman of Inspection Commission: Shahin Jafarov
ABA has 29 branches in the regions where beekeepers live across the Republic. Creating 23 more branches are on the agenda. In generally, ABA incorporates more than 2000 beekeepers and entrepreneurs operating in beekeeping of 52 regions of the Republic.
Developing the beekeeping in the country, solving the problems of beekeepers, promoting beekeeping to take decent place in the country's economy, increasing the position of Azerbaijan’s beekeeping in the world, developing a common concept of beekeeping and fulfilling other issues related to this field are the purpose of the association.
Legal persons and individuals over 18 years of age may become members of the Association. These legal and natural persons should be associated with beekeeping and serve the development of this field.
Azerbaijan Hazelnut Producers and Exporters Association (AHPEA)
Azerbaijan Hazelnut Producers and Exporters Association’ (AHPEA) Public Union was registered in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 31 October 2016. The first meeting of the Association was held on 4 February 2017.
Chairman: Ismayil Orudjov
The main objective of AHPEA is to assist in the development of hazelnut production. To this end, the Association supports the development in culture of production and efficiency, application of new technologies in production and processing, and rational use of natural resources, while raising awareness of the hazelnut production.
Currently, the Association has 52 members.
Every natural and legal person (excluding state authorities and local self-governing bodies) can be a member of the Association in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Persons wishing to be a member of the Association must officially apply in writing.
Fruit and Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association of Azerbaijan
Fruit and Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association of Azerbaijan’ Public Union was established on 16 September 2016.
Chairman: Bashir Guliyev
Deputy Chairman: Mehman Guliyev, Jala Amirbayova, Tahir Huseynov
AMTA has been established to coordinate the activities of entrepreneurs involved in the production and export of fruits and vegetables in the country, expand cooperation among them, increase the general production of fruits and vegetables, and expand the export opportunities of the country.
Currently, the Association has 60 members.
It is necessary to apply officially with the appropriate application form and fill out the registration form for joining the Association. The annual membership fees are paid after the Association Board approves the applications.
Azerbaijan Pomegranate Producers and Exporters Association
Azerbaijan Pomegranate Producers and Exporters Association’ Public Union was registered in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 31 October 2016. The first meeting of the Association was held on 17 March 2017.
Chairman: Vagif Tagiyev
More than 20 peasants, farmers and entrepreneurs are gathered together within the Association.
The Association aims to serve farmers interested in pomegranate cultivation free of charge and support promotion of pomegranate as the ‘Made in Azerbaijan’ brand in the world.
The Association works for regular provision of Azerbaijan’s pomegranate to the local and international market, application of advanced technologies in the production, supply of high quality raw materials, as well as improvement of awareness and experiences of the production and processing.
Azerbaijan Wine Producers and Exporters Associationı
‘Azerbaijan Wine Producers and Exporters Association’ Public Union (AWPEA) was registered in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 31 October 2016. The first meeting of the Association was held on 6 April 2017 with participation of the heads of enterprises engaged in production and export of ethyl (food) spirits and alcoholic beverages (wine, brandy, vodka, liqueur, dark drinks, cognac etc.) in Azerbaijan.
Chairman: Elchin Madatov
Deputy Chairman: Idayatov Ilham
By taking advantage of international experience, AWPEA operates with the aim to hold wide-ranging discussions with the relevant authorities and organizations on a regular basis to solve the problems faced by the producers and exporters, take the necessary measures to eliminate existing technical, technological and marketing problems, and promote local products on an international scale properly.
After providing certain kind of documents any legal and natural person operating in this field (vine-growers, farmers, wine producers) can be a member of the Association.
Idayatov Ilham - Deputy Chairman
Tel.: +99412 3478201
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