The Russian investment delegation has paid a visit to the North Kordofan State accompanying by the Commissioner for Investment
and Industry in the state Eng. Al-Nour Awad Al-Karim and a number of ministers.
The visit covered Bara Locality, where the delegation discussed agricultural investment opportunities in the locality and the proposal on the establishment of a sugar beet farm there.
The Commissioner of the locality welcomed the delegation, revealing that the locality has a comparative advantage in the cultivation of horticultural crops, stressing that the state government encourages the increase of production and productivity and to achieve that agricultural associations for the citizens were formed, adding that the continental road, Omdurman-Bara added great value to the process of marketing and export.
For his part, Eng. Awad al-Karim said that the state has been working on the indigenization of technology centers, explaining that there is a need for a processing plant for agricultural products, especially potato products, disclosing that the production of acres of potatoes at the locality exceeds 23 tons.
The delegation also visited a number of the demonstration farms models. The delegation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of North Kordofan at the Khartoum International Fair.