Ph, Israel Meeting for Agri Collab (December 14, 2022)

Author: DA-AFID | 15 December 2022

Senior Undersecretary Domingo F. Panganiban met with Israeli Ambassador Ilan Fluss and Philippine Ambassador to Israel Pedro Laylo, Jr., on December 14, 2022 at the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City, to discuss initiatives to strengthen trade cooperation between the two countries, and further improve and scale up their agricultural partnerships and collaboration

During the meeting, Sr. Usec. Panganiban discussed the Philippine national government’s current agricultural goals and prospective areas for cooperation. He also conveyed his gratitude for the Israeli government’s ongoing support of the agricultural sector

For his part, Amb. Fluss relayed the plan of the government of Israel to bring in more experts to provide technical assistance to Filipino farmers and fishers, adding that they are ready to keep working with the Philippines especially in the fields of solar farms, hydroponics, drip irrigation, and dairy farming. Fluss also invited the DA to participate in the upcoming Agritech Israel 2023. ### (photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)