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Kazakh specialists check out Dutch 'smart' agriculture technologies

16 March 2018 09:25

BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The national company KazakhInvest and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the Netherlands organized a visit of Kazakhstani agrarian entrepreneurs to the country of tulips, Kazinform reports.

Representatives of domestic business visited a number of agricultural enterprises and scientific and research institutions of the Netherlands where they got familiar with innovation technologies of agricultural production.

As part of the visit, there was held a round table where the Kazakh side presented the Dutch businessmen the potential of Kazakhstan in the agrarian sector and the peculiarities of the country's investment climate.



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Manager of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development Assel Aitkhozhina revealed the opportunities of agricultural projects in Kazakhstan.

During a separate session, Kazakhstani enterpreneurs held talks with their Dutch partners.

One of the outcomes of the visit will possibly be creation of an agro-industrial park in Kazakhstan together with the Wageningen University of the Netherlands, the one of the world leading scientific research centers.

Creation of such park is a step towards increased labor productivity and growth of export of processed agricultural production. Also, agrarian science will receive development on its basis.

"Kazakhstan has a big agricultural potential. The Netherlands has technology. Combination of these two factors will allow to speak about the high relevance and profitability of cooperation," agricultural specialist Peter Smits said.

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