Assam signs tripartite agreement with AFD, ONFI for wildlife protection- Current Affairs 2022

A Tripartite Park and Biodiversity Partnership MoU between Government of Assam, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) and Office National des Forets International (ONFI) for exchanging of expertise and sharing of knowledge between the partners on various aspects of wildlife protection management was signed on Monday.

This Indo-Pacific initiative between the AFD, the Assam Forest Department and the ONF International — a subsidiary of the French National Forest Office (ONF). The AFD had granted Rs.2.50 crores in kind to the state government to carry out an exchange programme for forest officials of France and Assam to similar landscapes and increase the abilities of forest officials in wildlife management.