Green 2000 teaches Nigeria, Sudan agricultural techniques

29.10.2011                      01.Cheschwan. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch 2, Noach

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Green 2000 teaches Nigeria, Sudan agricultural techniques

An Israeli company is teaching African countries agricultural techniques and building greenhouses to increase food production.

An Israeli company is helping African countries become self-sufficient by teaching them agricultural techniques they say can significantly increase food production. Green 2000, the main importer of seeds and other agricultural materials in Israel, is building greenhouses, private and public farms and agricultural education centers across Africa.
“When we started the projects in Africa, we didn’t give much thought to the social impact that it might have, but a few years later we built ourselves a vision that we try to follow in every new project,” said Mark Fishman, an engineer in charge of Green 2000′s agricultural projects overseas. “Countries in Africa are very fertile but have very little agricultural knowledge. Therefore one of our goals is to raise the awareness for modern agricultural systems in those countries.”…