Lotte Hotel, Seoul, South Korea
June 4, 2018

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the field of agriculture was signed between the Philippines and South Korea on the sidelines of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s Official Visit to the Republic of Korea.
The MOU aims to further strengthen agricultural partnership and boost rural development, as well as to promote sustainable development in both countries, enumerated below:

  • Cooperation in agricultural development with the aim of ensuring food security;
  • Cooperation to facilitate private investment in agriculture;
  • Cooperation in technology and skills development on irrigation and drainage systems, mechanization of agriculture, agricultural research, and the enhancement of post-harvest management and distribution system;
  • Strengthening of farmer organizations’ linkages with community production and processing technology;
  • Technical partnership and the exchange of experts to promote the agricultural sector and foster rural development; and,

Exchange of information on agricultural and development policies (promotion of exchanges between the public and private sectors)

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