Africa too on India-US radar
India and the US are coming jointly to help Africa and a declaration of this intent is predictable during President Barak Obama's visit. Although the African initiative comes under the India-US agricultural cooperation, the teamwork is being firmed up at a time when the Chinese are miles ahead in Making their impression felt in Africa.

The India-US initiative comes soon after India and Japan formally setting in place a "dialogue" for Africa to synchronise their strategies in the continent.

Ben Rhodes, US second-in-command national security advisor for strategic communication, had said, "This is a chance to talk about that partnership, and also it’s possible to service our broader food security plan in places like Africa, as well as continuing to go forward our bilateral cooperation with India."

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