Technical Cooperation

Project Name: Horticultural Crops Development Consultants Dispatch Project (Bahrain)
Project Description:

The Republic of China dispatches consultants to the resident Taiwan Technical Mission to carry out horticultural technical assistance with Agriculture and Marine Resources Affairs, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning under Agreement of Agricultural Technical Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of China and the Government of the State of Bahrain. The main tasks of the technical consultants of Taiwan Technical Mission include: 1. To investigate the annual needs of Bahrain and to formulate an annual working plan; 2. To provide regular reports; 3. To provide consultancy services according to the implementation priorities. This project focuses on: 1. Date palm tissue culture and orchid cultivation, 2. Vegetable and fruit cultivation and incubation center.


Implementation Start Date: 2018/1/1
Project Objectives: Assist the Plant Wealth Directorate, Agriculture and Marine Resources Affairs in improving the quality of service to farmers
Executing Agency: 1.Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Bahrain
2.Taiwan Technical Mission in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Current Progress: To the end of June 2019, the following activities have been completed:
1.A total of 42 offshoots were selected from the khalas and Shashi varieties in the field.
2.Completed disinfection and shoot-tip cutting for initiation culture. Total subcultured 120 jars for multiplication via organogensis.
3.Experimenting with plant factory for 1200 orchid plants cultivation and flowering regulation. Continue to induce 1000 orchid plants for flowering.
4.Conduct indoor vegetable cultivation one trail in the first season. The study of effects of white light penal and green red tube light on growing of lettuce was conducted in January. We found that red and blue light is significantly enhancing growth of lettuce. Conduct a plant factory feasibility analysis. Strawberry plants bloomed after two months short-day treatment.
5.Consult in production of 10,800 pots of bedding plants for beautifying Budaiya office area.
6.Consulted in annual international garden show and prepared 1,000 pots of bedding plant as souvenir for visitors.
7.Complete 18 times of farm visiting. Give field management advises and record common cultural problems.

Project Coordinator Name: Wang,Tsan-Ping
Project Coordinator Phone: 02-28732323 ext. 212
Project Coordinator E-mail: t.p.wang@icdf.org.tw
Projected Benefits: 1. This project will assist the agricultural sector to establish a laboratory capable of producing 2,000~10,000 a year tissue culture seedlings. Produce 2,000~5,000 seedling a year in phase-one and increase production to 10,000 seedlings/year in phase-two. Cooperate with extension officers to provide farmers health tissue culture seedlings.
2. This project will trial with different cultivation patterns to find the suitable way for Bahrain, and then to extension to farmers.
Cooperating Stakeholders: Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Bahrain
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Sector: Production Sectors
Sector Item: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Cooperating Country: Bahrain
Themes: Agriculture
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date:2018/3/27
  • Date Updated:2019/8/29