Nigerian Government Sign New Agricultural Deal With Israel

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The Nigeria government and Israel have reviewed the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation between both countries.

According to reports, the understanding was signed yesterday at a bilateral meeting in Abuja.

Nigeria and Israel have reviewed the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation between both countries.

The understanding was signed yesterday at a bilateral meeting in Abuja.

The scope of the agreement would widen cooperation between Nigeria and Israel on agro-research, attract aids from development partners, strengthen the 22 research institutes on agriculture and offer youth practical training in agriculture.

According to the Nigerian Minister, Nigeria would learn from Israeli expertise in science-based agricultural development. He also announced that Nigeria would participate in the 2018 edition of Agritec Israel– an International Agricultural Fair to be held in May.

Nigeria and Israel have reviewed the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation between both countries.

The understanding was signed yesterday at a bilateral meeting in Abuja.

Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Guy Feldma and the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, sealed the deal on behalf of their countries.

The scope of the agreement would widen cooperation between Nigeria and Israel on agro-research, attract aids from development partners, strengthen the 22 research institutes on agriculture and offer youth practical training in agriculture.

Ogbeh explained that Nigeria would learn from Israeli expertise in science-based agricultural development.

He also announced that Nigeria would participate in the 2018 edition of Agritec Israel– an International Agricultural Fair to be held in May.

“This will afford Nigeria the opportunity to showcase its agricultural potentials to the outside world with a view to attracting foreign investment in agriculture and allied agri-business”, he said.

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