New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Philippines in the field of agriculture and related fields. This will boost bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and will be mutually beneficial to both countries.
The MoU will promote understanding of best agricultural practices in the two countries and will help in better productivity as well as improved global market access. Apart from this, the agreement will augment cooperation in the fields of rice production and processing, multi cropping system, dry-land farming systems, bio-organic farming, solid and water conservation and management, soil fertility, sericulture, agro forestry, livestock improvement as well.
It is going to provides for constitution of Joint Working Group composed of equal number of representatives. The Joint Working Group shall meet once every two years alternatively in the Philippines and India.
Source: United News of India