Addressing the workshop on Closed Farming Solutions for Farmers, Provincial People’s Committee Vice-Chairman Duong Van Luong briefed participants on the geographic features, socio-economic development, potential and strengths of Thai Nguyên for agricultural development.
He expressed the hope that the workshop would enable local businesses, farmers and agricultural production cooperatives to be introduced and supported in the implementation of closed farming models for farmers through the high-tech engineering model. from Israel.
The cooperation activities between Thai Nguyên and Israel partners will be an important basis for the Vietnamese locality, the Embassy and the Israeli partners to build long-term cooperative relationship in the coming period, a- he declared.
Israeli Ambassador Nadav Eshcar highly appreciated the recent cooperation between the two countries in general and between Thai Nguyen and Israel in particular in the fields of education, training and trade, hoping that the collaboration between the two parties will be further strengthened in the future, especially in high-tech agriculture.
Israel is ready to support Thai Nguyên in introducing new and modern technologies to local farmers, he said.
For the past five years, Thai Nguyên has cooperated with Israel in the field of education, training and research. In particular, since 2014, Thai Nguyên University has sent nearly 900 students to Israel for internships in high-tech agriculture.
In 2020, Thai Nguyên University of Agriculture and Forestry received an automatic and economical watering system in a net house for the intensive cultivation of vegetables and flowers funded by the Israeli government.
At the seminar, Israeli agricultural companies presented high-tech agricultural models such as the family-scale greenhouse; the farm house irrigation system and equipment to turn organic waste into electricity.
Previously, the ambassador and representatives of Thai Nguyên province cut the inaugural strip to start the automatic and economical watering system in a net house at Thai Nguyên University of Agriculture and Forestry. This project has a total budget of over $ 20,000, half of which is funded by the Israeli government.