SABA - Yemen news agency

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FAO offers $313 thousand to support agricultural sector
[09/July/2007] SANA\'A, July 09 (Saba)- UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) granted around $313 for Yemeni government to fight cross-border animal diseases according to already signed agreement between Agricultural and Irrigation Ministry and the organization.

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Abdul-Karim al-Arashi clarified that the signed agreement comes within the framework of joint cooperation between Yemen and FAO in the agricultural sectors .

In statement to Saba, al-Arashee praised effort of FAO organization to improve and develop agricultural process in the country and fighting animal diseases to contribute in development agricultural sectors .

For his part, representative of FAO Hisham al-Shami said that the grant would be used for fighting cross-border, making it clear that the FAO is ready to support the country in fighting desert locusts in a number of provinces .