AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIA FOR INDO-PACIFIC OCEANS INITIATIVE
Australia has announced a grant of Rs 81.2 million (AUD 1.4 million) under the Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI).
IPOI was proposed by Indian Prime Minister Modi at the East Asia Summit in November 2019 and Australia is co-leading New Delhi in the marine ecology pillar of the initiative.
The initiative will help to support a free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific.
The Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership forms the core of this “shared vision” of both countries.
To apply for the grant, the company or organization should be located in either India or Australia and have partners in either of the two countries.
Up to $350,00 is anticipated to be available for allocation in 2020-21. All applications will be assessed on a competitive basis.