Iran, France sign agricultural cooperation documents

ایران و فرانسه

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran and France have signed cooperation documents in the field of agriculture.

Iranian delegation headed by agriculture minister Mahmoud Hojjati visited Sommet de l’Elevage (livestock summit in French), Europe’s number one livestock show in France.

The cooperation documents were singed between the Iranian and French companies in fields of agriculture and animal husbandry in a ceremony held in the presence of Hojjati and his French counterpart Stéphane Travert.

The event annually welcomes professionals of the farming sector. During the show, agriculture-relevant announcements or new farm policies are made known.

Held over three days, Sommet de l’Elevage offers a wide-ranging program of farm visits, professional events, practical demonstrations and conferences dealing with agricultural issues.

This year, Iran was invited to attend the show as the country of honor. The 2017 edition of the event was held from October 4-6.

On the sidelines of the event, Hojjati met Travert. The two officials held talks on strengthening mutual cooperation in the fields of agriculture and livestock.

Their talks focused on transfer of new agriculture technologies, research on herbal plants and seed, plant modification and investment in Iran’s agricultural sectors, such as aquaculture, processing and dairy.

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