By: Elaine Hou
Taipei, June 20 (CNA) Taiwan will send “agriculture youth ambassadors” to the Philippines and
Indonesia in an effort to promote bilateral exchanges under the “New Southbound Policy,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
The ministry said it is organizing the new program in partnership with the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture to strengthen cooperation in agriculture with Southeast Asian countries.
Under the program, 30 young adults will be selected and sent to the two countries in mid-September on a weeklong visit, the ministry said.
Half will be sent to the Philippines and the other 15 to Indonesia, it added. [FULL STORY]