JUST IN: Gov. Makinde Meets Oyo Students, Investors In Israel, Signs Pact With University Of Jerusalem
Oyo state Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has on Wednesday met with some investors and institutions in Israel, following their interest in agribusiness policies in the state.
Governor Makinde in a post on his Facebook page also disclosed that the state government had signed agreement of cooperation with Hebrew University of Jerusalem to develop agribusiness knowledge economy in the state.
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The governor wrote:
“This afternoon, as part of our visit to Israel to meet investors and institutions that have shown interest in Oyo State’s agribusiness policies, we signed an agreement of cooperation with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to develop an agribusiness knowledge economy.”
“The partnership includes scholarship offers, knowledge transfer and exchange programs between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Oyo State owned Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).”
“We also met with Oyo State students at the university”
“During the course of our stay in Israel, we have visited 2 kibbutzes (farm settlements) – a dairy farm and another farm which produces lettuce and fish, to see agritech deployment in modern agribusinesses.”