The dissertation work presented by Babaeva Zaminoy Rasul gyzy -5401.0 was discussed at the meeting of the Department of "Economic and Political Geography of Azerbaijan" of the Institute of Geography named after acad. H.A. Aliyev ANAS under the chairmanship of D.Sc. on geography Zakir Eminov. The discussion of the dissertation on the topic "Regional and geographical features of the development of the food industry in the Republic of Azerbaijan" for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Geography in the specialty "Economic Geography" was successfully completed. A decision was made to proceed to the next stage of the discussion.