Israel improves Indian fruitsThis article was originally published in Foodnews
ISRAEL is working with India to improve the latter’s citrus and tropical fruit quality, reports India’s Economic Times. Israel will set up three Centres of Excellence (CoEs) in the state of Maharashtra, which will focus on production of citrus fruit, pomegranate and mango. The first centre will be set up in Nagpur for citrus, the second at Rahuri in the Ahmednagar district for pomegranate and the third at Dapoli in the Konkan region for mangoes, according to Israel’s Consul-General, Orna Sagiv. Each CoE will be connected to the respective state’s Agriculture Ministry, agricultural universities and research centres.