Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture signs with FAO a cooperation agreement

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Rome, 14 February 2019 SPA -- Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Engineer Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli has signed with Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Graziano da Silva, a cooperation agreement to provide technical and advisory support for the implementation of the sustainable agricultural rural development program for the next seven years, and a memorandum of understanding was signed to establish a framework for technical cooperation for the period 2019-2025.
The agreement aims to promote the production, processing and marketing of Arab coffee, beekeeping, fruit cultivation, fish farming, livestock and rained crops in the Kingdom.
This came on the sidelines of the meetings of the Board of Governors of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) being held in Rome, Italy on February 14-15, 2019.
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