Minister of Agriculture and Rural Equipment of Senegal

The Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Equipment of Senegal, Dr. Papa Abdoulaye Seck and Mr. Malou Serge visited NARO on October 4, 2018. They met with Dr. Makoto Nakatani (NARO Senior Vice-President), Dr. Kazuo Terashima (Vice President for Research Promotion I) and Dr. Masayuki Yamaguchi (Director of the NICS Division of Crop Science). Dr. Terashima explained the latest rice cultivation research focusing on improving work efficiency whereas Dr. Yamaguchi talked about crop improvement through breeding. They also visited the Tsukuba Agricultural Research Hall for an overview NARO's R&D activities.