ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 18th Nov, 2016 ) : Pakistan and Argentina here on Friday agreed for collaborating in field of agriculture development by sharing the knowledge and expertise to enhance per acre crop productivity. The Ambassador of Argentina in Pakistan Ivan Ivanissevich has visited Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and met with Chairman PARC Dr Yusuf Zafar. A statement issued by the Council said that the both sides discussed ways and means to share knowledge and experiences from each others for strengthening bilateral collaboration in agriculture sector.
During the discussion the both sides focused on wheat, maize production, farm machinery, control of post-harvest losses and agreed that Argentina would extend all possible cooperation in these areas. Ambassador of Argentina invited a delegation of Pakistani scientists researchers and policy makers to visit Argentine agriculture research institutions to witness innovations, exchange technical knowledge, experience and methods of performing agriculture and marketing. He also invited PARC scientists and senior management to join a donors seminar to be held in the first week of December for brainstorming and sharing each other experiences.