Highlights:

  • PM Narendra Modi approves the MoU between India and Fiji. 
  • Under the MoU, both countries will provide cooperation in several fields. 
  • A Joint Working Group (JWG) under the MoU will be established to set down procedures and plan and recommend programs of cooperation.
  • The JWG will hold its meeting alternately in India and Fiji once every two years. 

The Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Fiji for cooperation in the field of agricultural and allied sectors. 

The MoU between the countries provides cooperation in several fields like an exchange of research personnel, scientific experts, specialists, and technical trainees, development of infrastructure for the agricultural progress, transfer, and enhancement of technology, development of human resources via training of officers and farmers by conducting workshops and seminars. 

MoU between India and Fiji also provides cooperation in promotion of joint ventures between private sectors of both the Nation, promotion of investment in marketing and value addition/downstream processing of agricultural commodities, promote capacity development in all areas of agriculture, Joint planning and development of research proposals and execution of research projects and programs and Establishment of Indo – Fiji Working Group for dealing phytosanitary issues, and any other form of cooperation which will be mutually agreed by the Parties. 

A Joint Working Group (JWG) under the MoU will be established to set down procedures and plan and recommend programs of cooperation towards achieving its aims via executing agencies of India and Fiji. Once in two years, the JWG will hold meetings alternately in India and Fiji. 

Under the MoU, a Joint Working Group (JWG) will be constituted to set down procedures and plan and recommend programs of cooperation towards achieving its aims through the Executing agencies of the two countries. The JWG will hold its meeting alternately in India and Fiji once every two years. 

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