Tripoli hosts Italy-sponsored workshop about eliminating date parasite

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – A workshop about eliminating the date palm green pit pest was held in Tripoli on Wednesday with the participation of several agriculture organizations from Fezzan and other regions of Libya.

The workshop is aimed at promoting date cultivation and fighting against date parasite which are damaging date palm farms in the south of Libya.

Italy’s ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Buccino Grimaldi, and Minister of Agriculture of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) Abu Baker Al-Mansouri, were among the attendees.

The workshop is supported by Italy and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).


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