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Indo Africa Forum Summit-I

Indo Africa Forum Summit-I (IAFS-I) is a programme fully sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) with a view to develop Indo-Africa cooperation by helping African countries to develop their own potential for development in human resource and  agriculture etc.

DARE has been entrusted with the capacity building of African countries through Agricultural education of African students in different Agricultural Universities/ deemed Universities of ICAR . Accordingly, they are being admitted in Indian Agriculture Universities to pursue M. Sc. and Ph. D. courses. The programme has received very good response from the African students and 49 students were admitted for various courses during the first year of its launch in 2010.  During the second year, 57 students got admission in various courses offered by Indian Agricultural Universities. First batch of M. Sc. students would  complete their course by July, 2012.

In addition to the above, various training programmes are also conducted in India under IAFS-I for capacity building of African scientists