Mizoram, JICA Sign Pact for Promoting Sustainable Agriculture


The Mizoram government and Japanese International Cooperative Agency (JICA) signed an agreement on Capacity Enhancement for Sustainable Agriculture and Irrigation Development.


The Memorandum of Understanding(MoUs) was signed by top officials of Agriculture, Minor Irrigation, Horticulture and Soil and Water Conservation departments in the presence of state chief secretary Lalmalsawma. The Mizoram government and Japanese International Cooperative Agency (JICA) signed an agreement on Capacity Enhancement for Sustainable Agriculture and Irrigation Development.


The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by top officials of Agriculture, Minor Irrigation, Horticulture and Soil and Water Conservation departments in the presence of state chief secretary Lalmalsawma.

Extra info:
  • The Japan International Cooperation Agency  is a governmental agency that coordinates official development assistance (ODA) for the government of Japan. It is chartered with assisting economic and social growth in developing countries, and the promotion of international cooperation. In October, 2003, Sadako Ogata , the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, became the President, though she was over 70 years. Since 1 April 2012 it has been led by Professor Akihiko Tanaka, the University of Tokyo Vice President.
  • Mizoram capital – Aizawl
  • Mizoram Chief Minister – Lal Thanhawla

Source – The Hindu

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