Wednesday, 28 May 2008
Ghana, Iran, to cooperate in R&D, tech transfer
Modernghana.com reports that Ghana has agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation with Iran in various areas for their mutual benefit. Following the third session of the permanent joint commission for cooperation held in Tehran, the two countries agreed to collaborate on research and technology transfer in agriculture, and biotech and genetic engineering as well as cultivation improvement methodologies. A communique adds that the two have also agreed to collaborate in the development and exchange of planting materials, provision of engineering and technical services and develop feasibility studies for the production of chemical fertilisers in Ghana and joint venture investment in agriculture.