21st May, 2019, New Delhi
Shri Sushil Kumar, Additional Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR) met the VIP Delegation under the leadership of H.E. Shri Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou, Minister-Special Advisor to the President of Republic of Niger along with team members of ICRISAT here at Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi today.
The ICRISAT team was represented by Dr. Peter S. Carberry, Director General, ICRISAT and Dr. A.K. Padhee, Director (Country Relations), ICRISAT Office, New Delhi.
The various issues related to strengthening the partnership between India and Niger to share India’s experience and competence to successfully address the challenges in the Agriculture and their digital extensions to Niger were discussed. The Delegation also discussed about the efforts for transforming the country through the innovative and practical tools to increase the livelihood security of their population.
In this venture, India welcomed and offered its technical support to identify the areas with the help of established mechanism of bilateral cooperation.
(Source Protocol, International Cooperation and International Relations, ICAR)