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23
Jun

Ark of Taste Contest is Finalized

Ark of Taste contest which was launched within the EU-funded COVCHEG project is completed.

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16
Jun

Slow Food Cooks` Alliance Azerbaijan

An initiative, that was started by chefs from over 150 countries to promote good, clean, and fair food and support agricultural heroes has spread to Azerbaijan.

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11
Jun

Slow Food Travel Azerbaijan

Slow Food Travel is a Slow Food project whose aim is to develop and promote a travel experience that is in line with the Slow Food philosophy

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02
Jun

Slow Food is gaining interest in regions of Azerbaijan

Slow Food representative in Azerbaijan Yagub Zeynalzade has held a series of visits to the regions before the pandemics alert. During the regional mission, he has interviewed interested farmers and gave presentations about the EU-funded COVCHEG project at Ismailli and Gabala State Vocational Education Centers.

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THE COVCHEG project

Community-based Value Chain Enhancement in the Greater Caucasus Mountains area valorizes local gastronomy and cultural heritage, aiming to foster economic regeneration and the well-being of rural communities in Azerbaijan. The project promotes a development model that combines agrobiodiversity maintenance, economic development, and poverty reduction as mutually supportive objectives that can be achieved by the sound management and productive use of agrobiodiversity resources.

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Activities

Slow Food works around the world to protect food biodiversity, build links between producers and consumers, and raise awareness of some of the most pressing topics affecting our food system. Through the most important Slow Food projects, the Covcheg project enhances a sustainable local food chain, capable of increasing revenue for small household producers, promotes rural tourism, as an additional source of revenue for more resilient rural communities, and improves links between viable rural communities and resilient local food systems.

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Get involved

The project promotes a repeatable development model that combines agrobiodiversity maintenance, economic development, and poverty reduction as mutually supportive objectives that can be achieved by the sound management and productive use of agrobiodiversity resources. Through the use of specific tools, the working model can be repeated in any area of the world.

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Welcome to Azerbaijan

Historically a part of the Great Silk Road, Azerbaijan is a land where eastern colors combine magnificently with western progress. Located on the western coast of the Caspian Sea and in the eastern part of the Southern Caucasus, Azerbaijan is a country of unique nature, unmatched culture, centuries of history with its customs and traditions and fine cuisine, the fame of which has probably gone around the world and back several times.

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The Project implemented by the Slow Food in partnership with APPU and NARMA

The Project is funded by the European Union

This website was created and maintained with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the COVCHEG project partnership and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.