(The Gist of PIB) APEDA-CFTRI Sign MoU for Liaison Office  [FEBRUARY-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) APEDA-CFTRI Sign MoU for Liaison Office


APEDA-CFTRI Sign MoU for Liaison Office

  • A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by CSIR-CFTRI with APEDA to set up a Liaison Office in Guwahati, Assam to provide technical support to the food industries in the NorthEast region.

Key highlights:

  • It will benefit the farmers, producers and entrepreneurs.
  • APEDA has undertaken many promotional activities recently to bring the North East states of India on to the export map.
  • In 2019 five international buyer seller meets were organised by APEDA in Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim to showcase the potential of agriculture/ horticulture and processed food products including organic produce to open the export window from the North Eastern States.
  • Capacity building is another such area where APEDA is keenly focusing to hand-hold the new exporters from the North East region.
  • APEDA has also organised specific outreach programmes and training on export process for the stakeholders from the North East region.
  • It has been in the forefront for generating quality human resources for the development of the food industry.

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