The Union Cabinet
chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved signing of
a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Kenya on bilateral
cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
The MoU covers various activities in these fields which include
agricultural research, animal husbandry and dairy, livestock and
fisheries horticulture, natural resource management, post-harvest
management and marketing, soil and conservation, water management,
irrigation farming systems development and integrated watershed
development integrated pest management, agricultural plant, machinery
and implements, sanitary and phytosanitary issues.
The MoU provides for constitution of a Joint Working Group comprising of
representatives from both countries, the task of which would be to
develop detailed cooperation programmes and monitorimplementation of the
The MoU shall enter into force on the day of signing and shall remain
valid for a period of five years and shall automatically be renewed for
a subsequent period of five years unless either Party notifies the other
in writing, six months before the expiry of the validity period of the
intention to terminate it.