ASEAN- India Agri Expo- an effort to boost cooperation among its members

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Indian Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar inaugurating
 the ASEAN-India agriculture exposition  
New Delhi: Indian Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar inaugurated the ASEAN-India Agri Expo along with Ministers and representatives of the ASEAN member countries on Wednesday in New Delhi.

The Exposition has been organised concurrently with the Second ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry meeting to showcase technologies of the region to further promote and intensify cooperation between India and ASEAN nations in agriculture, forestry and allied sectors.

The three-day event jointly organised by the ICAR and the Confederation of Indian Industry is being attended by Ministers and senior officials of the ASEAN nations and India with a view to collaborate more effectively for greater utilization of resources in agriculture, industries and trade.

The Expo displays exhibits from different Indian institutes such as the test kit for detection of antibiotic residues in milk at dairy farm and new colour based test for anionic detergent in milk developed by the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal. Exhibits from institutes of ASEAN countries are also on display at the Expo.
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