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Hailemariam holds talks with delegation from Rockefeller Foundation


Addis Ababa, May 24, 2017 (FBC) – Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has held discussion here with a delegation led by Dr. Rajiv J. Sha, President of Rockefeller Foundation.

According to Office of the Prime Minister, the discussion was mainly focused on how to implement effective and modern agricultural practices.

Dr Sha told the Premier that his foundation is keen to assist Ethiopia’s ongoing green growth strategy.

He said his foundation encourages cost effective and technology-assisted agricultural practices as well as gives prime attention towards job creation.

Prime Minister Hailemariam for his part urged the foundation, whose focus areas align with Ethiopia’s green growth strategy, to provide support to the youth to enable them engage in modern agricultural practices.

The Premier further requested the foundation to share its experience to Ethiopia on how to build a pollution-free city.

Rockefeller Foundation was established on 14 May 1913 to promote the well-being of mankind throughout the world.

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