India, Brazil research centres sign a MoU in creation of an Agri Innovation Corridor

The Centre of Cellular and Molecular platforms (C-CAMP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AgriHub. C-CAMP is bio incubator and innovavtion hub and AgriHub is an initiative of the State of Mato Grosso in Brazil (FAMATO). The agreement aims at promoting the best science innovations in agriculture in Brazil and India.

According to Businessline the two centres are aimed at creating a collaborative agriculture innovation forum that will interjoin both centres, also enhancing collaboration in science-based entrepreneurship, research and business in the agriculture sector.

The MoU was signed by Dr Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO and Director of C-CAMP and Marcos da Rosa, Vice President of the Federation of Agriculture and Livestock of the state of Mato Grosso.

 “India and Brazil share many common values in terms of culture and economy. We are excited that we are working together in science and technology, that too in the agriculture sector, which is the backbone of both economies. Through this corridor, we hope to build agri innovation collaborations and take innovation to farmers in both countries”, said Dr Saiyed.

“It’s an important moment for us in the Famato System and for the strengthening of the AgriHub project, to make this partnership an opportunity to share technologies and information that will benefit rural producers in both countries. We have been researching the farmers’ pains to find disruptive solutions and we believe this partnership can be a bridge to hit those solutions” said the  Vice President of the Federation of Agriculture and Livestock of the state of Mato Grosso.

 

Source: Businessline

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