International Agricultural Conference in Nicaragua

Entrepreneurs and specialists are convening an international conference of agricultural productivity on May 24 and 25 in Nicaragua.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The aims of the Congress is to share experiences that contribute to improving the growth of agricultural activity. Exhibitors from national universities will be taking part along with specialists from local and international private companies, said the Coordinator for Communication and Citizenship Advice, Rosario Murillo to Elnuevodiario.com.ni.

"... The aim is to increase productivity in the country, Murillo said they are also planning techniques to help the protagonists of the Food Production Package Program (GAP) to achieve their objectives, incorporating computer skills."

"... 'An initial meeting will be held and then work tables, like those we have been doing in tourism, apart from a national training program in efficiency, productivity, innovation for small businesses and for SMEs nationwide. It will also include a special computer course ' she said. "

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