India-Madagascar sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the fields of Agriculture and Allied Sectors. Posted on : 02-03-2016 | Back | Print
With a view to develop
further the existing friendly relations between India and Madagascar,
through the development of cooperation in the field of agriculture
and allied sectors, agricultural technology & machinery and
fertilizer production, both the countries have signed a Memorandum of
Understanding(MoU) on 29 February 2016. The above MoU has been signed
by Governments of India and Madagascar recognizing the importance of
strengthening the agriculture sector of both the countries.
The Objectives of the
MoU is to promote cooperation in the fields of agricultural science
including research; agricultural production including rice; seed
production and certification; fertilizer; farm machinery; irrigation
system between the two countries through joint activities and
exchanges as per the laws and policies of both the countries. The
cooperation also envisages exchange of information, trainees and
study visits as mutually agreed upon.
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The MoU was signed by
H.E. Mme Atallah Beatrice Jeanine, Foreign Minister in the presence
of H.E. Mr. Roland Ravatomanga, Minister of Agriculture on behalf of
the Government of the Republic of Madagascar and H.E. Chandra Ballabh
Thapliyal, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Madagascar on
behalf of the Government of the Republic of India.