Development of industrial hemp technology is among cooperative initiatives planned between Israel and the Chinese province of Yunnan, representatives of both sides said during the 6th China Yunnan-Israel Innovation Cooperation Forum held this week. In addition to hemp technology, future initiatives are planned in water management and education, according to reports from the Forum. Yunnan Province, located in the southwestern corner of China, has become Israel’s largest investment destination in China. Israeli agricultural technologies for drip irrigation, and flower and fruit cultivation have already been introduced to Yunnan. Liu Hongjian, deputy governor of Yunnan Province, said cooperation between the two sides in such things as the chemical industry, agriculture, digital economy, education and other fields has quickly advanced.
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