At the 6th meeting of the Technical Management Committee (TMC) of Central and West Asian Rice Center (CWARice) held in Azerbaijan, Russia Federation delegation requested to attend as an observer in regard with Russia membership at CWARice.
Dr. Victor S. Kovalev, ¬Deputy Director of research, All-Russian Rice Research Institute, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Dmitriy Pishenko, Head of Seed production and Seed Science Laboratory of All- Russia Rice Research Institute participated actively at technical sessions of 6th TMC meeting. Dr. Kovalev reported the latest situation of Russia rice sector. He had negotiations with Dr. Shahdi, Head/ Coordinator of CWARice considering Russia membership at CWARice.
Acceptance of Russia Federation membership at CWARice after sending official request from its government considering Russia delegation presence as observer of 6th TMC meeting and their interest for membership at CWARice was agreed by all TMC members of CWARice.
CWARice welcome and congratulate Russia Federation membership at its family.