Agriculture News : MoA between ICRISAT and UAS-R for Agripreneurship Development
A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been signed between University of Agricultural Sciences
Raichur (UAS-R) and city-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
(ICRISAT) to give new dimensions to agripreneurship development.
This will provide support to set up an agribusiness incubator (ABI) at the university's Raichur campus
in Karnataka. This will provide support to set up an agribusiness incubator (ABI) at the university's
Raichur campus in Karnataka.
ICRISAT will help to identify and promote agribusiness start-ups, as well as facilitate agro-technology
transfer in the North Karnataka region. Entrepreneurs will get technical and business development
support in seed production, farm machinery and food processing domains.
ICRISAT and its partners have been successful in facilitating the establishment of agribusiness
incubators in India and Africa aimed at engaging youth, women and farmers to initiate small and
micro-level agribusiness ventures.