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Agreement between Germany and India for agricultural market development
New Delhi: India and Germany have signed an agreement for cooperation in agricultural market development in the country; the two countries signed a joint resolution letter. On this occasion, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that India's priority has been farmer centricity. Its mission is to double the income of farmers by the year 2022 through improved productivity in agriculture and allied sector, cost reduction, availability of the competitive market.
India’s Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Germany’s Agriculture and Food Minister Julia Klöckner signed the joint resolution letter. Tomar said that the target of agricultural export policy is to double to $ 60 million by 2022.
Julia Klöckner said on the occasion that Germany has expertise in agricultural mechanization and post-harvest management, which can play a major role in doubling farmers' income. The two ministers discussed agricultural mechanization, post-harvest management and many other issues related to agriculture.
Source - Outlook Agriculture, 1 November 2019
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