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Gunsan & Sejong Creative Economy Innovation Center Develop Creative Agriculture

(GUNSAN=NEWSIS) Gunsan City announced August 20 that it signed a business agreement with the Sejong Creative Economy Innovation Center to build an ICT smart agricultural infrastructure and nurture agricultural venture capitals.


The two will find potential farmers, nurture agricultural startups and cooperate to help agricultural venture capitals to enter the global markets.

The city has been striving to enhance the competitiveness of the agricultural industry in response to the free trade agreements and prepare strategies to nurture the future agricultural industry. With the cooperation with the Sejong Creative Economy Innovation Center, the city has established a foundation to develop an advanced agricultural industry.

The city plans to adopt smart farms and local food products of the center to build an advanced ICT convergence agricultural infrastructure and capitalize on the programs to promote agricultural startups and returning to farming to create jobs and expand the base for the smart agriculture.

"We will strive to develop ICT-based cultural contents by working with other regional creative economy innovation centers with the help from the Sejong Creative Economy Innovation Center," said Gunsan City Mayor Mun Dong-shin.

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Source: Newsis (Aug. 20, 2015)

** This article was translated from the Korean.