Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India, Fiji for co-operation in agriculture sector
The government on March 3, 2021 approved a pact between India and Fiji for co-operation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between agriculture ministries of the two countries in this regard.
The MoU between India and Fiji provides for cooperation in various areas including promotion of joint ventures between private sectors of both countries.
The agreement will come into effect on the date of its signing and will remain in force for 5 years.
The Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Fiji will provide for cooperation in various areas which will include the promotion of joint ventures between the private sectors of both countries.
The agreement also provides for exchange of research personnel, scientific experts, specialists, and technical trainees; technology transfer; development of infrastructure for agriculture development; development of human resources through training of officers and farmers by conducting seminars and workshops.
The two countries would also work together for promotion of investment in marketing and value addition/downstream processing of agricultural commodities.