National Seminar-cum-Webinar on “Climate Change Concerns: Challenges for Agriculture Sector and Food & Nutrition Security” organized

14 - 15 May, 2022, Hyderabad

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad in collaboration with the Karnataka Agri-Professionals Association (KAPA) organized the National Seminar-cum-Webinar on “Climate Change Concerns: Challenges for Agriculture Sector and Food & Nutrition Security” from 14th to 15th May, 2022.

National Seminar-cum-Webinar on “Climate Change Concerns: Challenges for Agriculture Sector and Food & Nutrition Security” organized

Dr. Jaqueline Hughes, Director General, ICRISAT, Patancheru, Telangana delivered the Keynote Address and Dr. C.L. Laxmipathi Gowda, Former Deputy Director General, ICRISAT chaired the inauguration session.

Dr. Ramesh Kalghatagi, President, KAPA outlined the functioning of the KAPA.

Dr. Himanshu Pathak, Director, ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Baramati, Maharashtra delivered the valedictory address on “Emerging Technologies and Innovations for Addressing Climate Change in Agriculture”.

Earlier, delivering the welcome address, Dr. Vilas A. Tonapi, Director, ICAR-IIMR, Hyderabad underlined the main objective of the National Seminar-cum-Webinar.

The Seminar registered participation by more than 500 participants from ICAR Institutes, ICRISAT, State Agricultural Universities and Private Sector Companies from all over the country.

(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad)