Aligning with the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 which aims at doubling the agriculture export and integrating Indian farmers and agriculture products with global value chains, the first ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) is going to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 11 to 13 October, 2019. Steered by National Cooperative Development Corporation ((NCDC), the Fair will be being organised with the support of an international organisation (NEDAC), three ministries, four state governments and several apex level Indian cooperative organisations.
A large number of Indian cooperatives and international cooperative organisations are expected to participate in this 3-day event. Though the international buyers can be from cooperative, corporate, private, government, IICTF will cover exhibitors, sellers and buyers who have focus on the cooperative-to-cooperative trade on sectors such as agriculture and allied sectors complete value chains, cold chain, dairy, commodities, exports, technology, climate smart agriculture, processing, packaging, storage, machinery, brand promotion, marketing, coop-banking, agri-tech, cyber-security, livestock, fisheries, handloom, handicrafts, textiles, consumer goods, retail, hospitality, insurance, finance, credit, healthcare, products by women groups and capacity development.
The Trade Fair is aimed at promoting cooperative-to-cooperative trade within India and abroad leading to enhanced rural and farm prosperity. The fair will be packed with conferences, exhibitions, B2B meetings, C2C meetings, sales promotion, marketing and products display business, networking and policy advocacy, providing an immense opportunity to the participants to collaborate and explore business opportunities with the cooperative organisations from India and abroad.
The Trade Fair offers a huge opportunity for the industry and business houses from India and abroad to build alliances, business networking, product sourcing and above all, interacting with the primary producers of a wide range of products and service providers.