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Delegation from French Sudan Studies Israel’s Irrigation, Industries

A four – man delegation from the French Sudan is currently touring Israel studying Its settlements, irrigation system and industries. They have expressed an interest in Israeli experts to help them establish similar systems and to teach their people the use of fertilizers. They felt that the smallholders’ type of cooperative settlement was best suited for Sudanese farming.

At the same time, Roberto S. Villa, Deputy Governor of Puerto Rico, who is also visiting Israel, said that his country needed Israeli labor experts and public works planners. He suggested that Puerto Rico might be interested in sending a number of its officials to Israel to study its local administration.