An MoU was signed between Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada for next 10 years in New Delhi. Both institutions shall explore opportunities for future collaborations in the field of forestry science through their respective organizations.
The MoU will help in exchange of students, researchers, and faculty, developing research projects, livelihood opportunities and augment income of the forest-based communities and also assist the industries to optimize the utilization of forest-based resources with access of technology to different stakeholders by the respective organizations.
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Static/Current Takeaways Important For NIACL AO Mains Exam:
- Dr. Harsh Vardhan is the Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change.