India, Israel discuss cooperation in agriculture

India and Israel proposes to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture. An Israeli business delegation headed by minister of industry, trade and labour today called on agriculture minister Sharad Pawar to discuss the issue.

The two sides reviewed bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and expressed satisfaction and were of the view that there was significant room for further improvement for bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture, particularly in the field of recycling of waste water, efficient use of water in agriculture and high value agriculture.

Both sides agreed that Israel would field some experts to interact with Indian experts to study the feasibility of recycling of waste water in a cost effective manner for use of Indian agriculture.

The visiting minister invited Pawar to visit Israel to have an idea about the latest developments in technology relating to agriculture and water use efficiency.