THE IORA RCSTT’S COORDINATION CENTRE ON MEDICINAL PLANTS
On February 24, 2018, the IORA RCSTT signed a MOU with the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow (CSIR-CIMAP) for establishment of a Coordinating Center focused on promoting scientific and technical cooperation and collaboration in specialized fields of Medicinal Plants.
The MOU was signed in the presence of IORA Secretary General H.E. Dr. Nokwe and the high rank delegations from Iran and India Ministry of External Affairs. The draft of signed MOU had been discussed and endorsed by the 19th Meeting of the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) held in Durban on 16-17 October 2017.
The idea for establishing this Coordination Centre had been gradually formed in the previous conferences and meetings around the subject; medicinal plants in the IORA region.