Reshaping Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages for Food and Nutrition Security

17th November 2016, Hyderabad

Reshaping Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages for Food and Nutrition Security A ten-day ICAR Sponsored Short course on “Reshaping Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages for Food and Nutrition Security” (17-26 November 2016)was inaugurated   ICAR-Central Research Institute of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabadtoday.

Dr. (Mrs) R.KalpanaSastry, Acting Director, ICAR-NAARM, Guest of Honor for the inaugural session stressed  importance of agriculture and nutrition linkages, issues of nutrition security, bio-fertilized rice, value addition of millets, quinoa  production and marketing.

Dr.Ch.Srinivasa Rao. Director CRIDA highlighted importance of the short course, mechanisms to tackle diversified food habits in changing scenario of climate and food security through family farming. 

The participantsfrom eleven disciplines of agriculture, agriculture engineering, food science, veterinary, horticulture, etc.participated in the training programme.

(Source: ICAR-Central Research Institute of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad)