The Center for Agribusiness and Rural Development (CARD) is an Armenian Foundation founded in 2005 as a successor of USDA’s Marketing Assistance Program (USDA-MAP). CARD’s mission is to assist farmers and agribusinesses in the production and marketing of food and related products to increase incomes and create jobs leading to sustainable livelihoods for rural populations and thus to contribute to poverty reduction. CARD designs and implements its development assistance programs that are successfully addressing such priority needs of sustainable growth as a) promoting application of advanced agricultural technologies; b) supporting agricultural processing and the development of competitive food products for domestic and export markets; c) improving food safety and food security at the production, processing and service level; d) promoting animal genetics, improvement of animal health and husbandry practices; e) supporting to establish new policies and regulation at government level.
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Local news

Azatan FVSC extends the range of its services

17 - October - 2016

  Farm and Veterinary Service Center (FVSC) of Azatan community has been functioning in Shirak marz since 2012. The center, specialized in artificial insemination and
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WWS USA Company Representatives in Armenia

24 - September - 2016

  Within the frames of the ADA «Animal Health Management» project, CARD Foundation hosted WWS company representatives, former marketing area director Mr. Tony Evangelo and
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Indian AgMachinery demonstration

23 - September - 2016

In February, 2016 the Armenian delegation, headed by the RA Minister of Agriculture Mr. Sergo Karapetyan paid an official visit to India, during which the
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World news

Robotic Farming Set To Revolutionize Agriculture Production

Farming is poised to undergo another revolution as robotic systems permeate agriculture production The mechanization of farming is considered one of the top-ten engineering accomplishments
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Camel Cheese to Lift Rural Africa

Chr. Hansen initiates a CSR project to explore how camel cheese may make a difference in rural Kenya and Somalia. Estimates of annual camel milk
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One of the most economically devastating diseases in the world for those who raise cows, sheep, pigs, goats, deer and other cloven-hoofed animals is foot
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