Israel to help PH on modernizing dairy farms, irrigation
The Israeli government has formalized its intention to help the Philippines to modernize the latter’s dairy farms and irrigation system.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the MASHAV – Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel have signed this week the Implementing Arrangement (IA) to facilitate various agricultural engagements in the country.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and Israel Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz led the signing ceremony held at the DA Office in Quezon City.
“The agreement will pave way for the advancement of Philippine agriculture,” Piñol said.
The IA aims to promote and support several agricultural developments engaging the Israeli technologies and expertise in various areas like modern dairy farms, establishment of irrigation system, and other areas of agricultural cooperation that may be mutually agreed upon in writing.