Pakistan signs MoU with South Korea for joint research in agricultural sector

JEONJU: Under the Korean Program on International Agriculture, Pakistan and South Korea have agreed to establish an agricultural center in Pakistan for joint research in the fields of agriculture and livestock.
According to the statement, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on agricultural science and technology cooperation.
The MOU was signed in a meeting between Pakistan’s Ambassador Mumtaz Baloch and Administrator, Rural Development Administration (RDA), Kim Kyeong-Kyu at RDA Headquarters in Jeonju.

During the visit, the Pakistani envoy also visited the various facilities of RDA and explored areas of cooperation in the agricultural sector.
Under the MoU, RDA and Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) will coordinate on joint research and technology development projects related to agriculture and livestock.
The statement further said, “Innovation in agricultural technology and techniques in seed development and smart farming would help improve small farms productivity and increasing incomes of small farmers.”


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