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India signs MoU with Kenya for agriculture

New Delhi: The central government has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Kenya on bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors on 4 January 2017 here in a cabinet meeting with officials.

All the agricultural research, animal husbandry and dairy, livestock and fisheries horticulture, natural resource management, phytosanitary issues, post-harvest management and marketing, soil and conservation, water management, irrigation farming systems development and integrated watershed development integrated pest management,  machinery and implements, sanitary and agricultural plant activities will cover in this field by this MoU.

The MoU to be provided for constitution of a Joint Working Group comprising of representatives from both countries, the task of which would be to develop detailed cooperation programmes and monitor implementation of the MoU.

The MoU shall enter into force on the day of signing and shall remain valid for a period of five years and shall automatically be renewed for a subsequent period of five years unless either Party notifies the other in writing, six months before the expiry of the validity period of the intention to terminate it.