India – Poland Cooperation in Agriculture

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of an Agreement between India and Poland on cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

The agreement covers various activities in the field of agriculture and allied sector including exchange of information on the current situation in agriculture, the phytosanitary conditions of crops, threats posed by harmful organisms and the threats posed by animal infectious diseases.

It also covers the participation in fairs, exhibitions, seminars and conferences related to agriculture and agri-food processing; undertaking and developing joint economic initiatives including the support or agrifood trade between the states of the Contracting Parties.

The Agreement provides for constitution of a Joint Working Group (JWG) comprising of representatives from both countries.  The JWG will prepare plans of cooperation and to provide solutions to the problems arising during the implementation of the Agreement.