Feed The Future India Triangular Training (FTF ITT) Program

A new Agriculture Partnership between US and India to achieve Ever Green Revolution to address Global Food Security was announced during the State visit of US President Mr. Barak Obama to India in November 2010. The effort included Triangular Cooperation adapting technological advances and innovative solutions to address Food Security Challenges in Africa. This Pilot Stage focused on three African Countries i.e., Kenya, Liberia and Malawi with potential to expand throughout the African Continent in future.Consequently, National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad and National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur conducted 7 training programs covering 219 executives from Kenya, Liberia &Malawi. Participants Surveys were conducted in Kenya, Liberia & Malawi to assess the impact of training programs. Results were beyond expectations. Due to the success of first seven training programs, there has been considerable enthusiasm from the prospective Executives from Africa and Asia to participate in the present training program. USAID and MEA identified additional countries among those involved in GOI-supported development programs and designated as Feed the Future; India Triangular Training Programme. During the recent visit of Hon’ble Prime Minister to USA, through joint statement, Hon’ble Prime Minister and President, USA welcomed trilateral cooperation with African Partners including in areas such as agriculture, health, energy, women empowerment and sanitation under the statement of guiding principles on triangular cooperation for global development. They looked forward to opportunities to deepen the US-India Global Development Cooperation in Africa, as well as in Asia and beyond.....Read More