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Ministry of Environment, Water, Agriculture Starts Animal Breeds' Genetic Improvement, in Cooperation with New Zealand

Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has organized a visit to
Qassim Region for consultants from New Zealand, within an agreement
co-signed, recently, between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and New
Zealand, aiming at genetic improvement of animal breeds, in the Kingdom,
in order to raise the livestock sector productivity and improve the
quality of its products.

Undersecretary of the ministry for livestock Dr. Hamad Al-Batshan
said that the visit is targeting raising the output of the genetic
improvement of animal breeds project, in the Kingdom launched by the
ministry, in cooperation with livestock development company from New
Zealand, to polarize experts from New Zealand, working on developing
similar projects, in other countries.

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