CSIR signs MoU with IORA to designate CIMAP as coordinating center on medicinal plants
The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) has signed a MoU with the Regional Center for Science and Technology Transfer (RCSTT) of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) for designating Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow (CSIR-CIMAP) as Coordinating Center on Medicinal Plants. The IORA Center at CSIR-CIMAP will establish a database on the important medicinal plants, their value added products, related experts and industries of the IORA member states and organize meetings and training programmes to promote trade, commerce and scientific exchanges to complement the strength and limitation of the member states. The IORA is an association of 21 countries and 7 dialogue partners which have identified 6 areas of cooperation including medicinal plants.
Topics: Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants • Continents • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • Indian Ocean • Indian-Ocean Rim Association • Iora • Medicinal plants • Organizations • World