Most advanced nurseries planned

DUBAI - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Saeed Al Raghabani has signed an agreement with the Bayader Co. for consultancy service to develop the ministry's nurseries.

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Published: Sat 17 Apr 2004, 12:13 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 1:02 PM

"The agreement is part of the ministry's effort to expand greenery, improve performance, reduce costs, and increase income. It bolsters the ministry's drive to engage in partnership with the private sector with the aim of developing the farming sector," he said.

According to the Ministry Acting Under-Secretary for Agriculture Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, the ministry would, over four years, have the most advanced nurseries in the world in terms of management, irrigation networks, ventilation and temperature systems, environment and weather control equipment and high quality products.

"On the fourth year, the company is projected to produce 50,000 saplings," he added.

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