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Minister talks food industry cooperation in Dubai, highlights countryside digitalisation in Expo debate

By: P.T., STA

 Agriculture Minister Jože Podgoršek met Saif Mohammed Rashid Saeed al Shara, a high representative of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of the UAE.

The pair talked cooperation in agricultural and food products and the transfer of knowledge, especially in terms of cooperation of expert institutions. Podgoršek also took part on Monday in a debate discussing efforts to tackle global challenges related to smart villages, which was held as part of the Expo 2020. He discussed countryside digitalisation as one of the priorities of the new common agricultural policy, and linked efforts to improve the quality of life in rural areas to the efforts to preserve the cultural landscape and natural heritage.

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