5th September 2023, Hyderabad
ICAR-National Meat Research Institute, Hyderabad organised an Indo-US Workshop on "Systems-based integrated approaches for enhancing the sustainability of the poultry sector in India and the USA."
Dr. Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Director Genral (Fishery and Animal Science), Dr. Ashok Kumar, Assistant Director General (Animal Health), Dr. R. N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR- Directorate of Poultry Research, and Dr. S.B. Barbuddhe, Director, ICAR-NMRI graced the event.
Project Leader Dr. Kumar Venkitanarayanan, Associate Dean, Research, College of Agriculture, and University of Connecticut, USA highlighted the transformation of US poultry sector to become the global leader.
Dr. Naveena B. Maheswarappa, PI-Indian, ICAR-NMRI emphasized on creating a sustainable and economically viable poultry industry in India for a greener future.
Dr. S.B. Barbuddhe, Director, ICAR-NMRI highlighted on poultry sector sustainability and food safety through one health approach.
Dr. Anup Kollanoor Johny, Project Co-PD, University of Minnesota, and Dr. Abhinav Upadhyay, Project Co-PD, University of Connecticut, USA updated on market potential for natural poultry production and antibiotic-free poultry production in USA respectively.
Mr. Peter Bina, University of Minnesota conducted a meeting with industry stakeholders to propose evidence-based policies and strategies for enhancing the sustainability of the Indian poultry sector.
About 75 participants including scientists, faculty members from SAUs, students, poultry industry personnel, entrepreneurs, e-commerce business ventures attended the workshop.
(Source: ICAR-National Meat Research Institute, Hyderabad)