The Department of a international Trade (DIT) is leading a delegation of 6 British Agri-Tech companies at Agro-Techtrade show in Chandigarh from 19-22 November. Agro-Tech, India’s Premier Agro Technology and Business Fair, is organised by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, along with a couple of other Ministries from the Government of India.
The UK is the ‘Guest Country’ in the 12th edition of Agro-Tech. The British delegation will join the British Pavilion at Agro-Tech show in International Pavilion. The British pavilion will showcase the UK’s capabilities in Agri-Tech. The UK has one of the most reputed agricultural technology sectors in the world, having contributed to the Agricultural Revolution across the world.
David Lelliott, Deputy High Commissioner to Chandigarh said:
“I am delighted to see this strong UK delegation participating in Agro-tech. This year has seen a step change in our engagement with Punjab on Agri-tech, with the visit to UK of a Punjab Government delegation, followed by a series of visits and events here, including most recently the visit to Chandigarh earlier this month of the Tech Summit Agri-tech delegation as part of the programme of events surrounding the Prime Minister's visit. The UK has high quality institutions and companies ready to provide the expertise and technology that Punjab needs, and the Deputy High Commission Chandigarh and Department of International Trade will continue to help them develop their relationships here.”
The DIT led delegation is being accompanied by Luis Mulet, Trade Specialist, UK Government’s Agri-Tech Organisation and includes senior representatives from - leading poultry breeding company, developing pedigree lines for the production of broiler chickens and turkeys.
Aviagen’s successful and well-established genetic selection program consistently promotes continuous improvements in robustness and overall health while providing the birds with the highest quality care and welfare standards.
50 other top British companies ranging from Animal Science, Aquaculture, Plant Sciences and Precision Agriculture will be displaying their catalogues at the trade show.
The UK has 3 of the top 5 global universities, 20% of the workforce in science, over 100 science parks, well established Research and Development sites for multinational companies such as SyngentaBSE 0.00 %, Zoetis and BayerBSE -0.63 %, and the world’s best and most complete data-sets relevant to agriculture.
Original Source: economictimes.indiatimes.com
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