Australia, India sign MoU on agriculture cooperation

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Australia and India Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and strengthen cooperation in skills training in the agriculture sector, said a statement.

“This partnership aims to achieve quality industry-led skills training standards in the agriculture sector. With India projected to add 12 to 15 million workers to its labour force every year over the coming decades, employability and productivity gains will be inextricably linked to quality standards,” Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling said in the statement.

He said the MoU results from the joint commitment of the prime ministers of the two countries in October 2012 to build bilateral partnerships between skills councils in key industry areas, including telecommunications, retail, mining, media/entertainment and agriculture.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.