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BANGALORE: The State Government on Wednesday launched Samruddha Karnataka (Bounteous Karnataka) project by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dutch Government to expand sustainable agribusiness in a holistic way.
Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa also inaugurated the project's website.
Dutch Ambassador to India Bob Hiensch and Marten Van Den Berg, Deputy Director General of International Economic Relations, The Netherlands were present.
A 40-member Dutch delegation, represented by Ing Harm J. Mates of Greenport Holland International, and K.J. Devendrappa, Managing Director, Karnataka State Agricultural Produce Process and Export Corporation (KAPPEC) Limited, signed the MoU to provide cutting-edge technologies in horticulture.
Mr. Yeddyurappa said his government had accorded highest priority for the growth of agriculture and allied sectors.
Several steps had been taken to accelerate the State's growth to augment farmers' income and ensure food security.
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