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Iran, Switzerland ink agriculture cooperation agreement

Tehran, The Islamic Republic of Iran and Switzerland signed an agreement on developing cooperation to share experiences and knowhow in the field of agriculture and research, technology, modern methods of education and adaptation to climate change.

At a ceremony held Sunday in Tehran, the head of the Agricultural Research, Training and Promotion Organization said, ‘One of the most important axes of bilateral cooperation is the production of vegetable seeds and related technologies.

Kazem Khavazi referred to exchange of Germplasm, training of experts, conservation of genetic resources in particular in the view of international law, modern technology of plant breeding and seeds, research into new methods of livestock production, especially livestock breeding, livestock feeding, and the use of agricultural waste to feed livestock as other areas of cooperation between Iran and Switzerland.

Setting up an integrated knowledge and information system in the agricultural sector, transmitted the latest methods of promotion to the utilization and multilateral meetings for education in Iran and Switzerland are among other fields of cooperation between two countries.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA


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