Myanmar and Israel co-operate on agriculture research Print

As part of the bilateral cooperation between Myanmar and Israel, the inauguration ceremony of a Demonstration & Research Plot, established with the help of Israel, was held at Yezin Agricultural University in Myanmar on 21 February.

Attending the opening ceremony were Gilad Cohen, head of the Asia and Pacific division of Israel’s Foreign Ministry; Israel’s Ambassador to Myanmar Ronen Gilor; Naing Kyi Win, Director General of the Department of Agriculture Research; Dr Nang Hseng Horn, Rector of the university, and other guests.

The Israeli Embassy initiated the Israeli demonstration and research plot at the university in August 2017. The main purpose is to demonstrate to students and faculty members various aspects of Israel’s advanced agriculture and water-management techniques.

(Issue Apr 2019)