A foreign minister strategic dialogue, ministerial-level energy dialogue, and major private sector agreements were only some of the outcomes.
India's key role in food security has attracted global players like Canada.
The high-water mark of the India-Canada education partnership was reached when both the countries signed a memorandum of understanding on co-operation in higher education during the historic visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Canada in June 2010.
In the field of environment, the Government of India's primary interests are implementing policies and programs relating to conservation of the country's natural resources. This includes its lakes, rivers and forests, ensuring the welfare of animals, and the prevention and abatement of pollution.
Agriculture has played a predominant role in India's economy in terms of employment and livelihood since independence in August 1947. Despite rapid population increase, India's agriculture sector has an impressive long-term record of taking the country out of serious food shortages. This has been possible due to infrastructure, technology, and policy support.