The Israel’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ode Furel, said that the cooperation with Morocco in the field of agriculture has broad prospects, and called for good investment in the advantages of the two economies in this field and the establishment of a promising partnership.
We are currently working to leverage both countries’ advantages in the sector, I recently had discussions by a video conference with my Moroccan counterpart, and we talked about the major issues affecting the agricultural sector, as well as the various topics that will be covered by this conference, They are a cause for concern for both countries,” the Israeli minister added at a press conference in Eilat on Tuesday following the opening of an international conference on ocean and desert food production technologies.
Ode Furel, explained that this conference is the first of its kind in the region that suffers from the same problems of climate change, high temperatures and drought, Noting that it is an opportunity to address the problems of agriculture and discuss how to ensure food for future generations.
Furel, said that the world is invited to address issues related to food security and the climate crisis, noting that the conference is an opportunity for discussion, The European Union is committed to the development of a European Economic Area.
Morocco will be represented at the event by Abdelmalek Faraj, Director General of Morocco’s National Institute of Fisheries (INRH), Mohamed Idhalla, Director of the Institute’s Aquaculture Department, and Majda Maârouf, Director of the National Agency for Aquaculture Development (ANDA) .
The conference is also attended by over 70 representatives from many countries, including Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Malta, Ghana, Singapore, Romania, the Netherlands and Australia.