PH, Thailand sign agri cooperation agreements
President Duterte and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha witnessed the signing of agreements on areas of cooperation between Manila and Bangkok.
The agreements cover areas of cooperation such as science and Technology, tourism, and agriculture, specifically the Philippine Carabao Center on Swamp and Dairy Buffalo Production.
The Philippines and Thailand have a trade value of more than $9 billion in 2016.
Both countries recognize the importance of cooperation in agriculture where there have been significant advancements.
“We look to greater cooperation and exchange of best practices in irrigation, artificial rain, livestock and fisheries, and application of technology for soil and water conservation,” Duterte said.