KUWAIT: The Director General of the Agriculture and Fisheries Authority, Nasser Taqi, has stressed the importance of cooperation between Kuwait and the United States of America in boosting food security and benefiting from modern American experiences and expertise in various agricultural fields. This came in a press statement by the Authority on Sunday after meeting the Economic Counselor at the United States Embassy in Kuwait, Brad Stilwell, as the two parties discussed aspects of cooperation in the agricultural field between the two countries and the possibility of developing ways of working between them.

“He also discussed the latest studies and projects in Kuwait and the obstacles it faces to carry out joint action, overcome all obstacles, facilitate the action plan, and ensure that the issue of food security is put in the first place and draw strategies for its development,” Taqi said. During the meeting, they also discussed how to activate agricultural cooperation between the two friendly countries in all agricultural fields, focus on joint projects between the two parties within the agricultural cooperation agreement, and stand on the latest implementation and supervision.

The meeting discussed the areas of training, exchanging information and agricultural technology, sharing the latest research related to the agricultural, livestock, and fisheries fields, and exchanging experiences in a way that contributes to the development of the agricultural sector. “The US counselor was briefed on animal and agricultural projects in the country to find out the latest developments and the results of these projects,” he clarified. - KUNA