MUSCAT, Oman, The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, signed today, two documents with the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

The first one is to implement the research development project, for the production of citrus, that are free of pests, while the second is related to enhancing agricultural guidance and subsidy system in the Sultanate.

The two agreements were signed by Dr. Ahmed bin Nasser al-Bakri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for Agriculture, and by Nora Orabeh Haddad, FAO representative in the Sultanate.

These agreements come within the framework of technical cooperation between the Ministry and the Organisation, in order to develop the agricultural sector and the exchange of experiences, in order to achieve a sustainable strategy for the sector.

Oman’s Vision 2020 is based on strengthening the role of the agricultural sector, in achieving sustainable development and food security in the Sultanate.

Source: Nam News Network