Cabinet gives approves MoUs for cooperation in the field of agriculture & allied sectors

Union Cabinet has given its approval for Memorandum of understandings (MoUs) signed between India and various countries for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

This MoU will help in (i) capacity building measures (ii) knowledge exchange through visits of scientists and technicians (iii) exchange of genetic resources.

It will also aid in development of appropriate technologies and farm practices for enhancing agriculture productivity at farmers’ field.

This cabinet approval is MoUs signed by 13 countries namely, Netherlands, Nepal, Israel, Cyprus, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Surinam, Tanzania, Syria, Zambia, Bhutan, Chile and Mauritius.

Background

It is mandatory for any government departments/ministries to bring before the Union Cabinet cases involving negotiations with foreign countries on agreements, treaties and other important matters for approval as per Transaction of Business Rules, 1961.

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