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Israel to Assist Bolivia in Developing Agriculture; Expert Arrives

Yitzhak Levy, Director General of the Israel Ministry of Agriculture, arrived here today for a ten-day visit during which he will study Bolivian agricultural problems within the framework of a technical assistance agreement concluded earlier this year between Israel and Bolivia. Mr. Levy, who was met at the airport by Bolivian Minister of Agriculture Perez Alcala, will make recommendations for developing Bolivian agriculture some time after returning to Israel.

During his stay in this country, Mr. Levy will study problems dealing with irrigation, soil erosion, afforestation and fish culture. The assistance program also provides for the visit to Israel of several Bolivian agricultural experts to study Israeli farming methods.

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