Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has sought Israel expertise in cultivation under arid and semi-arid conditions. Raje, on a visit to Israel, sought information about irrigation techniques, prevention of water pollution, solid waste disposal, and wastewater recycling, as well as drainage systems, pond construction, and industrial uses of water. Raje said cooperation between Rajasthan and Israel would enable research on bio-diversity, conservation of rainwater, and development of agricultural institutions in Rajasthan. She termed Israel the leading country in the world in the area of desert farming.
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