19 - 20 March, 2021, Almora
The ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand virtually organized a National Webinar on “Sustainable Livelihood and Nutritional Security under Changing Climate in the North-Western Himalayan Region: Issues, Challenges and Strategies” from 19th to 20th March, 2021.
In his address, the Chief Guest, Dr. Tilak Raj Sharma, Deputy Director General (Crop Science), ICAR highlighted the importance of the Webinar.
The Hill Agriculture: Status, challenges and strategies to strengthen climate-resilience and livelihood security, Technologies for productivity enhancement, resource conservation and income generation, Socio-economic concerns in technological spread in hill agriculture, Issues in Marketing, entrepreneurship & policy making and Migration and wild animal menace were among the topics discussed in the 5 Technical Sessions held during the occasion.
The various ICAR Publications were also released on the occasion.
A total of 452 participants including Students, Faculty Members of the State Agricultural Universities, Scientists, Entrepreneurs and Progressive Farmers virtually participated in the Webinar.
(Source: ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand)