In a step intended to enhance Egypt’s agriculture sector, the Egyptian and Chinese scientific research institutions inked this week a memorandum of understanding to establish a joint laboratory for smart agriculture.
According to the Chinese Embassy in Egypt, the Chinese side will be in charge of establishing a joint lab for smart agriculture cooperation, as well as executing important cooperative research projects, holding scientific seminars and conferences.
Moreover, there will be more exchanging visits of professors, lecturers, and students between Egypt and China.
“The deal was inked between Egypt’s National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), which belongs to the Egypt’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and China’s Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning (IARRP) of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS),” said the Chinese embassy.
The signing ceremony was attended by Egyptian Deputy Minister of Higher Education for Scientific Research Affairs Yasser Refaat, NARSS Chairman Mohamed Bayoumi Zahran, and Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang.