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India to set up agriculture institute in Malawi

The Ministry of External Affairs has signed an MoU with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Service (NABCONS) for setting up India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (IAIARD) in Malawi. India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development IAIARD would be a Pan-African Institute wherein trainees not only from Malawi but also from other African ..

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India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development to be set up in Malawi

India has recently signed an agreement with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Service (NABCONS) for setting up India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (IAIARD) in Malawi. The agreement is a part of India’s efforts to enhance capacity in the areas of agro-financing and entrepreneurship development for African countries. IAIARD will be ..

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UGC prohibits to impart distance degree programmes in Agriculture

Higher education regulator has approved the decision for University Grants Commission to prohibit to impart distance degree programmes in agriculture. The decision was taken on the ground that a degree programme in agriculture is technical in nature as it requires practicals or laboratory courses. To protect the interest of the students already enrolled to the agriculture degree ..

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Ramesh Chand nominated by India to head Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has recently said that five candidates have been presented by FAO member countries for the post of Director-General, to be elected in June 2019. The 194 members will cast their vote on a ‘one country, one vote’ basis in a secret ballot that requires a simple majority for a ..

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India nominates Ramesh Chand to head Food and Agriculture Organisation

India has nominated member of Niti Ayog, Ramesh Chandra to head Food and Agricultural Organisation. Ramesh Chand’s candidature is challenged by Qu Dongyu of China, Medi Moungui of Cameroon, Catherine Geslain-Laneelle of France and Davit Kirvalidze of Georgia. To get elected to the post of Director-General of FAO, the candidate needs to secure a simple ..

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