Technical Committee on Promotion of Exports discusses matrix of agriculture

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Khartoum, July 11 (SUNA) - The meeting of the Technical Committee for the Promotion of Sudanese Production and Exports reviewed the matrix and requirements of the agricultural sector. The meeting, which was chaired by the State Minister at the Ministry of Commerce Al-Sadig Mohamed Ali Wednesday at the Council of Ministers, reviewed ways to provide funding, steps to increase production of export crops, the role of partners and the completion of infrastructure as well as the food security projects and the improvement of the quality of exports of vegetables and fruits to raise the agricultural exports during the period 2018-2020 to Nine billion dollars. The meeting stressed the importance of changing the traditional concepts of agriculture and focusing on financing of small producers and taking advantage of the comparative advantages of each state along the resources pooling and utilization. In addition to the necessity of indigenization of seeds, fertilizers, small agricultural machineries and the use of solar energy as well as benefiting from the different specialties of national service employees in agricultural production. The meeting recommended establishment of a mechanism to include all states to follow up the implementation of the matrix and to renew the agricultural database.