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ABCZ's delegation meets with Minister of India.

Another important series of meetings was held by the Brazilian Delegation, which participates in a prospective mission to open the market in Southeast Asia. Representatives of the Brazilian Zebu Breeders Association (ABCZ), through the Brazilian Cattle Project, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and Apex-Brasil, met with the Indian Minister of Agriculture, Giriraj Singh .

“The Minister highlighted the country's interest in Brazilian Zebu genetics, in our technologies, mainly in expanding the use of IVF. He mentioned the importance of implementing the partnerships that are being worked on between Brazil and India, especially with Embrapa ”, details Ana Cláudia Mendes Souza, director of International Relations at ABCZ, who coordinates the delegation.

ABCZ International Relations Manager, Icce Garbellini, points out that Ambassador André Aranha accompanied the delegation, contributing to the progress of the discussions. "He clarified to the Minister the importance of bringing the two BRICS member countries closer together, especially with regard to the livestock sector", he adds, reinforcing also the important participation of the MAPA Agricultural Attaché in New Delhi, Dalci de Jesus Bagolin, who was with the entourage throughout their stay in India. "Dalci helped us make the technical trip feasible and has been an excellent articulator for making the Brazil / India protocol feasible".

The delegation's work began about 10 days ago with the objective of expanding the export market for genetic material, animals and products related to livestock development. Thailand was the group's first stop, where it was received by various authorities at the Ministry of Agriculture headquarters.

In addition to other members of the entity's International Relations department, the delegation is composed of creators who are members of the Brazilian Cattle Project and representatives of the Map.