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ICFA, German Agribusiness Alliance team up to accelerating agri growth
Monday, 18 September, 2017, 08 : 00 AM [IST]
Our Bureau, New Delhi
The Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the German Agribusiness Alliance (GAA) with the objective of promoting trade, technology and business cooperation in the food and agriculture sector between the two economies by working on trade and policy issues and promoting cooperation, investments and technologies.

GAA is an initiative of leading associations and companies in the agro-food industry of Germany, and which aims towards improving fundamental national and international framework conditions for facilitating economic activities in and with the partner countries. Alina Gumpert, managing director, GAA, and Alok Sinha, director general, ICFA, inked the MoU.

ICFA is an apex policy research and advocacy body for the food and agriculture sector. This collaborations will make efforts to accelerate the growth of the Indian agriculture and agri-business sectors and address various issues that may facilitate greater cooperation between India and Germany and generate reciprocal awareness among the industries, investors, government and other stakeholders about each other’s country for better understanding and cooperation.

ICFA is a national-level platform in India with the mandate for policy research and advocacy, trade, technology and investment facilitation in the food and agriculture sectors towards empowering the farmers and addressing the issues of agriculture development, global food security and environmental sustainability.

ICFA & ISU Seed Science Centre collaborate to boost Indian seed sector
A Memorandum of Collaboration was signed between ICFA and Iowa State University Seed Science Centre (ISU-SSC) in the United States for better access to quality seed, encouraging seed exchange, training and human resource development and initiate cutting-edge research projects in seed sector to boost sustainable agriculture.

ISU-SSC is a centre of excellence in seed science, technology and systems nationally and internationally. Manjit Misra, director, ISU and Sinha signed the document.

These collaborations will make efforts to accelerate exchange of knowledge and enhance cooperation to boost sustainable agriculture the growth of the Indian seed industry and the creation of the seed valley programme towards making India a major exporter of seeds to Asian and African countries.

ICFA is a national level platform in India with the mandate for policy research and advocacy, trade, technology and investments facilitation in the food and agriculture sectors towards empowering the farmers and addressing the issues of agricultural development, global food security and environmental sustainability.
 
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