NEW DELHI, 10 November 2017 : The Union Cabinet chaired 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.
The MoU will improve bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and will be mutually beneficial to both countries.
It will promote understanding of best agricultural practices in the two countries and will help in better productivity as well as improved global market access.
Under the MoU both the countries would cooperate in the fields of rice production and processing, multi-cropping system, dryland farming systems, bio-organic farming, solid and water conservation and management, soil fertility, sericulture, agroforestry, livestock improvement etc.
The MoU provides for constitution of Joint Working Group composed of an equal number of representatives. The Joint Working Group shall meet once every two years alternatively in the Philippines and India.