Prioritization of Intervention in Rainfed Areas for Sustainable Livelihood

April 23, 2009 New Delhi

Dr S S Acharya, Former Chairman (CACP) chaired 2-day seminar on Prioritization of Intervention in Rainfed Areas for Sustainable Livelihood, jointly sponsored by National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research and National Rainfed Area Authority, at NASC Complex. and discussed 6 point programme. There are 6 Technical Sessions, viz. Characterization and prioritization of rainfed areas, Identification and prioritization of development interventions, Identification and prioritization of development intervention in low performing high potential areas, Harnessing potential of development interventions, Harnessing potential of emerging opportunities and Institutional and policy options for improving livelihood opportunities.The concluding session is on the topic, Way forward for prioritization of opportunities in rainfed areas.

Dr J. S. Samra, CEO and Chairman of National Rainfed Area Authority focused on better efficiency in ICT Model, Insaurance /Safety Credit system Irrigated agriculture etc.Dr P. K. Joshi(Director, NCAP), Dr A. K. Sikka (NRAA) and other renowned scientists shared their vast and rich research experiences and success stories.

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