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Indo-Brazil Cooperation the Field of Livestock and Food Supply

Chander Mohan
Chander Mohan

Brazilians and Indian start-up will undergo a market access program at Pusa Krishi Incubator, ZTM-BPD Unit of IARI for seven days. This training will provide access to Indian ecosystem partner like corporates, investors, organizations in regulatory and trade aspects etc.

Pusa Krishi Incubator, at ZTM-BPD Unit at ICAR-Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi, in collaboration Embassy of Brazil, New Delhi, with support from Department of Science and Technology, Government of India,  launched  Maitri - Indo Brazil Agri-Tech Cross Border Incubation Program. Maitri - Indo Brazil Agri-Tech Cross Border Incubation Program is the first of its kind and unique cross-border incubation program which focuses on promoting agri start-up incubation, startup exchange and access to global market thereby enabling the social, industrial and economic growth of both countries.

India and Brazil are the growing economies and agriculture forms the backbone of both economies. Innovation and entrepreneurship in agri sector are one of the key reasons for their growth, thereby promoting agri start-ups with innovative ideas. Both countries have an excellent research and development facilities in University and research institutes. In order to excel the best of talent, technologies and start-ups across both nations.

On the occasion of the launch of the MAITRI  programme Krishi Jagran interacted with Mr Dalci Bagolin, Agricultural Attache, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, Embassy of Brazil, New Delhi. The  H.E. Mr. André Aranha Corrêa do Lago, Ambassador of Brazil to India, H.E. Mr. André Aranha Corrêa do Lago,at Embassy of Brazil, New Delhi, also addressed  the delegates  on this new initiative on Indian and Brazil.

Indian start-ups will visit Brazil in the last week of April to engage with the ecosystem partners like incubators, start-ups, venture capitalist etc. The Indian start-up will get benefited from this program by gaining access to international market in Brazil through customers, collaborations and networking.

The six-month incubation program will bring along the five Brazilian and five Indian start-ups selected under the program together to be trained in Indian and Brazil.

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