Ethiopia, Israel in agricultural talks

The talks touched on means of boosting agricultural cooperation, as well as issues related to agricultural development, Asrat Gebretsadik, public relations officer at the Ethiopian Agriculture Ministry said.

Ethiopia, Israel in agricultural talks

World Bulletin / News Desk

Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture Teferra Derbew on Wednesday held talks with visiting Israeli Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir.

The talks touched on means of boosting agricultural cooperation, as well as issues related to agricultural development, Asrat Gebretsadik, public relations officer at the Ethiopian Agriculture Ministry, told Anadolu Agency.

"The ministers also exchanged views on ways to improve implementation of the agricultural technical-assistance agreement signed between the two countries," he said, citing a 2004 agreement between the two nations.

The Israeli minister was accompanied by a business delegation of leading Israeli companies for agriculture, irrigation, poultry, fisheries and agrochemicals, among others.

The business delegation is expected to meet with the Ethiopian business community.

Last Mod: 05 Mart 2014, 17:03
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