1. The India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Trilateral Cooperation Forum is a unique platform which brings together India, Brazil and South Africa, three large democracies and major economies from three different continents, facing similar challenges. All three partners are developing, pluralistic, multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, multi-lingual and multi-religious nations. IBSA is committed to inclusive sustainable development, in pursuit of the well-being for their citizens and those from the other developing nations.
2. Coffee is an important commodity in all the three countries and, as a precursor to IBSA summit, the Government of India has decided to hold IBSA Coffee Festival with a Theme - Coffee, Country & Collaboration. The Conference at IBSA Coffee festival will throw light on impact of COVID-19 and deliberate on solutions and opportunities in these three countries.
3. The IBSA Coffee Festival is scheduled on August 4th & 5th, 2021 and the live conference will be held virtually, between 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM IST. The virtual Coffee Festival also includes a Coffee plantation tour on both these days. For more details, please visit http://www.mmactiv.in/ibsacoffeefestival2021/index.php.