Agricultural quality boosted [Archives:2005/846/Local News]

May 30 2005

The Technical System at the supreme Council for Exports Development organized a training course for agricultural exporters. The aim is to develop their capacity of building and earn them new skills and experiences on the concept of modern quality in exporting fruits and vegetables.

The course also aims to make trainees acquainted with the healthy agricultural practices that help produce crops with high competition capacities.

Representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Tehama Development Authority, the General Authority for Research and Agricultural Guidance and the Hodeida Chamber of Industry and Trade, as well as representatives from agricultural associations and export centers took part in the course organized in Hodeida.

Participants delivered lectures on quality requirements and quarantine, as well as the activities of the technical system at the council.

Lecturers concentrated on the means of avoiding pollution sources and called for paying field visits to some export centers in the governorate.

Mohammad Saleh Shamlan Governor of Hodeida, No'man Mohammad al-Molse Secretary Genera of the Supreme Council for Exports Development and Dr. Yahya al-Ghashm Chairman of Tehama Development Authority, attended the inauguration of the course.