Beijing: The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is turning into a 'Green Corridor' which galvanized the mutual opportunities for developing agriculture sector, in its second phase.
As per a report published by Gwadar Pro, the second phase of CPEC apart from other important focus on the areas of collaboration, agriculture has received primary and immediate attention from all sides.
China has recently appointed an Agriculture Commissioner that has oversight of the cooperation between the two countries. Recently the second meeting of the Joint Working Group on Agriculture was hosted online to further deepen the filed cooperation. There were discussions primarily in setting priorities for agricultural development.
China and Pakistan both have agreed to jointly implement the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on further cooperation in dealing with disease and pest control including plant diseases, locust, and insect prevention.