16 December 2017 Current Affairs: Indian and Columbia are set to join hands in the field of agriculture and fisheries with an aim to boost the economy and mutual co-operation of both the countries.
Notably, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Colombia in the field of agriculture and fisheries.
The MoU provides for cooperation in the following fields of agriculture and Fisheries
Innovative agricultural practices/approaches,
New agricultural mechanizations,
Successful models of agricultural marketing,
To develop projects in association with agricultural companies for production of seed,
Innovative production models and value generation processes in horticulture(vegetables, fruits and flowers),
Exchange of information/exchange visits of SPS experts,
Jatropha and Karaya.