29.10.2019 Market Access News

India phosphine prospect?

In mid-October Australia’s Department of Agriculture (DA) hosted a visit by India’s new Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Shri (Mr) Atish Chandra, for the 2019 India-Australia Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meeting. Accompanied by other Indian quarantine officials, state government and industry representatives and DA officials, Mr Chandra visited grain production and handling facilities in Western Australia and Victoria.

Indian delegation members visit WA grower Darren Best, along with DA members and GIMAF. Image courtesy GIWA

The visit has raised optimism on phosphine use for India, with more detail on this and other issues in the October 2019 GIMAF Update.