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Gujarat to seek Israeli help to turn arid land fertile

DNAHM118108 | 1/13/2018 | Author : Chintan Acharya | WC :354 | Business & Economy



Gujarat government is looking forward to converting thousands of acres of land in a desert area with the cooperation from Israel. When the Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting with PM Narendra Modi on January 17, Gujarat government and the Israeli government will strengthen the relationship in agricultural technology sharing. Gujarat government will give its arid land to corporates which are interested in contract farming.
An officer in Gujarat government said, "Israel is well-known for its technological expertise in agriculture sector as they have turned the desert in the lush green area. We are seeking their cooperation for this technology in Gujarat where we have vast arid areas. The government will give the land i
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