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Russia Federation Visit on Digital Agriculture

Author: DA Communications Group | 18 November 2019

Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar welcomed the delegation from the Samara region of the Russian Federation on November 18, 2019.

The delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister of the Samara region and Head of the Department of Information Technologies and Communication Stanislav Kazarin, was accompanied by Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev.

The Russian delegates sought to have sharing of knowledge and strategies particularly on rice production through a knowledge-based database. The database targets to gather data on rice seed variety including its characteristics, composition, and impact on rice production. It will also provide information to get market needs such as special and technical quality of food market. (Photos by Alarico Nuestro, DA-AFID)