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W4C-India First Project Review and Planning Meeting

Bengaluru (India), 27-29 May, 2014

Water4crops-India organized the first Indian Project Review and Planning Meeting in Bengaluru, India from 27th -29th May 2014. The meeting was attended by DBT Official and Professor Emeritus, Dr. C. R Babu and Mr. Kaushik Mukherjee, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Karnataka, followed by Indian consortium partners and 6 delegations from Europe representing the consortium of W4Cs‐EU. Both the Coordinators, Dr. Suhas Wani from India and Dr. Antonio Lopez from Europe presented overviews of first year activities of the W4C project. Prof. Babu closely reviewed the project activities and gave his expert advice to enhance the research work and interactions between the EU and Indian W4C partners. Mr. Mukherjee emphasized the importance of technology transfer and policy regulations within India and Europe. The main objectives of the presentations gave an exhaustive picture of the activities performed and future plans were made to increase the mutual integration and cooperation between W4C‐EU and W4C‐India partners. Mr. Raghu Babu Nukala represented GIZ at the meeting. 

More details are available from the Water4Crops website: http://www.water4crops.org/water4crops-india-first-project-review-planning-meeting-27th-29th-may-2014-bengaluru-india/