CWARice head, Dr. Shahdi had an online meeting with Mr. Hameed Majeed Radhiwee, D.G. of Al-Mishkab Rice Research Institute & TMC member of CWARice from Iraq and two Iraqi rice scientists, Mr. Abdukadhim Musa and Mr. Khidhir Hameed Abbas on Tuesday 22 Dec., 2020. The meeting held on the subject of reviewing mutual collaboration and ongoing projects. As well, they discussed to commence initiative of green plus revolution for Central and West Asia region in Iraq especially for rice sector.
Mr. Majeed mentioned that they are going to have meeting with authorities of ministry of Agriculture of Iraq in regard with this novel idea proposed by Dr. Shahdi.
For sure, CWARice would lead upcoming R & D activities related to aforesaid issue in member countries.