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The final on-site event of the AgroDev project has been held in Tashkent

In November, the final on-site event of the project “Development of Higher Education Content Aimed to Support
Industries for Sustainable Production of Qualitative Agri-food (AgroDev), funded by the EU Erasmus + Programme,
was held under the guidance of the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LBTU) at the Tashkent State
Agrarian University (Uzbekistan).
The partners met to discuss the results achieved, the main benefits and their sustainability, and to discuss possible
new initiatives. The event was attended by Jelena Puncule, the Second secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of
Latvia to Uzbekistan, who welcomed the work done by th e consortium and the results achieved. It should be noted
that the Embassy of Latvia to Uzbekistan provides all possible support for the project. It is very significant for work in the
Central Asia region.
The AgroDev project has resulted in six modernised undergraduate curricula, two of which have been upgraded in
Uzbekistan and four in Kyrgyzstan, and pilot training conducted under the academic staff of European partner
universities involving a total of 230 students. In addition to these developments, the knowledge and skills of
academic staff have been improved, cooperation with agribusiness companies has been strengthened, equipment
has been acquired and new training laboratories have been set up in the involved Central Asia universities, and
solutions have been put in place that allow the quality of study programmes to be evaluated effectively.
The event presented the jointly developed review report “The evaluation report of the pilot teaching and
capacity building measures results, quality, and impact”, the newly created laboratory at the TSAU was
unveiled, as well as partners attended an event at the university where students presented ideas for innovation
and young scientists presented their research.
A meeting of the project management team was also held, agreeing on the work to be done by the end of the