India and Uganda have signed an agreement on farm trade
to boost cooperation in the field of agriculture.
Lal Bhuria, minister of state for agriculture signed
an agreement at Kambala with Hilary Obek, minister of
agriculture, animal industry and fisheries of the Republic
two countries have agreed to strengthen cooperation
in the field of agriculture, especially technical exchanges
in this area, an official release said.
a meeting held between Mr Bhuria, who is on a visit
to the African republic, and Uganda''s fisheries minister
Fred Mukisa, the two sides stressed on greater cooperation
between their agricultural research institutions, the
agreement envisages exchanges in the areas of co-operation,
animal husbandry, agricultural sciences and technology.
It will also open the door for joint ventures in various
fields of agri-business. Other features include research
and training related exchanges of people and materials,
extension management, agri-trade, plant protection and
horticulture. A joint group will also be set up to oversee
implementation of the agreement.
signing the agreement, the minister expressed the hope
agreement will further strengthen the friendly ties
between the two countries. Mr Bhuria is leaving for
Rwanda later tonight.