By: Yang Shu-min and S.C. Chang
Taipei, May 16 (CNA) Taiwan and Indonesia have signed an agreement on agricultural
cooperation, a development that officials here said Monday will be conducive to reaching a more urgently needed fishery cooperation pact between the two countries.
The agricultural agreement was signed in Taipei on May 12 by officials of Taiwan’s representative office in Jakarta and their Indonesian counterparts in Taiwan, officials of the Council of Agriculture (COA) said.
Both sides have identified agrifood, horticulture, dairy farming, and slope crops as areas for cooperation and joint investments, they added.
Collaboration in these areas should help the two sides promote marketing, human resources development, food diversification, the development of campus and household gardening, horticulture and land irrigation, according to the officials. [FULL STORY]