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Ecuador's Minister of Agriculture, Vanessa Cordero, visits IAMZ

29 September 2017

Vanessa Cordero, Ecuador's Minister for Agriculture and Livestock visited IAMZ-CIHEAM last Friday 22 September as part of an official visit to establish agreements and lines of cooperation to promote research, development, training and technology transfer in the agro-food sector in Ecuador.  During her meeting with IAMZ Director Javier Sierra, the Minister discussed ways of enhancing education for those working in the farming sector in Ecuador, devising joint projects based on the exchange of knowledge and the possibility of establishing scholarship opportunities for postgraduate education and courses for technical staff in her country.

During her visit to the Aula Dei Complex which was coordinated by the Agro-food Research and Technology Centre of Aragon (CITA), the Minister showed keen interest in the Campus, one of the agricultural science complexes with the greatest capacity and prestige in Spain that brings together more than 250 researchers and specialists in agriculture.