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Italy donates 4m euros to improve agric production

Nouakchott, Mauritania - The Italian government on Monday donated 4 million euros to Mauritania to enhance agricultural production in the country, PANA learnt from official sources.

An agreement to this effect was signed between the Mauritanian Foreign Affairs Minister, Ahmed Ould Teguedy, and the Italian ambassador to Mauritania, Arturo Luzzi.

Under this arrangement, agricultural production in eastern and central Mauritania, a sahel-Saharan country, will be improved.

Mauritania has been facing an agricultural deficit for many years and remains constantly under food insecurity threat.

Pana 04/02/2014