17th November 2016, Hyderabad
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)