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The Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding Between College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. and The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India


Ohio State contact information

  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


International university contact information

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research


Location of international university

  • New Delhi, India



  • This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is made between the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) having its office at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi-110 001, India, a Society registered under the Societies Registration act, 1860 (hereinafter called “the Council”) and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences of The Ohio State University, located in Columbus, Ohio, USA (hereinafter called “OSU”), hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Parties.”
  • The Parties hereby agree to promote cooperation in the field through
  1. Exchange of scientists and technologists;
  2. Exchange of germplasm and breeding material;
  3. Exchange of scientific literature, information, and methodology;
  4. Development and implementation of collaborative research projects, the areas and methodology to be as mutually agreed upon and subject to the Intellectual Property provisions in Article IV of this Agreement.


Duration of the agreement

  • This MOU shall be effective from the date of its signing by both Parties. It shall be valid for a period of five (5) years from 24 October 2014 to 24 October 2019. Thereafter, it may be renewed for additional periods of five (5) years if both institutions, acting independently, agree in writing to renew it at least six (6) months before it expires. The termination of this MoU shall not affect the validity or duration of specific collaborative programmes already being undertaken thereunder, unless decided otherwise by the Parties by mutual consent.


Note: Please see entire agreement for details