Global Processing

India, Germany to Sign Joint Agreement on Food Processing Sector

November 15, 2010
India’s Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Food Processing Minister Subodh Kant Sahai will sign a joint declaration with German Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in the agriculture and food processing sector, according to a release issued by the German Embassy in India. The German agriculture minister will visit India and hold talks with the ministers to explore ways to intensify bilateral cooperation in food processing sector, the release said. The agriculture minister will also look at strengthening participation in food fairs in Germany and vice-versa, flow of investment and transfer of technology. Aigner will attend an Indo-German business forum in New Delhi and thereafter visit German projects run by the Karl Kubel Foundation in Madhya Pradesh and talk on food security in Chennai.