Tanzania has for the first time participated in the ongoing international agricultural exhibition known as the MACFRUT FIERA which is taking place in Rimini, Italy as a way of promoting Economic Diplomacy.
Speaking during the opening of the exhibition, the Italian minister of Agriculture, Stefano Patuanelli said it is important for countries to cooperate in the agricultural sector for the increase of productivity and food security.
Mr Patuanelli mentioned the use of modern technology in agriculture as one of the ways that increase productivity.
On his part, the Tanzania ambassador to Italy, Mahmoud Kombo urged Italian businessmen and investors to come and invest in Tanzania in various sectors including agriculture.
The exhibition that brings together producers, buyers and sellers of agricultural and fruit farming products, poultry farming and modern agricultural machinery takes place each year where the next MACFRUT FIERA 2023 will be held in May.