The seminar hosted nearly 60 CGIAR employees as well as representatives from research institutes and stakeholders from all over the country that are tied up with the aforementioned global organisation. The conference was chaired by Dr. Temina Lallani-Shariff, regional director for South Asia and all CGIAR centres established therein. The scientists and researchers discussed the plausibility of expanding potato farming, bettering irrigation systems, introducing new varieties of seeds to speed up harvest and much more. Minister of state for agriculture, agriculture education and agriculture research Surya Pratap Shahi was the chief guest at the event.
Workshop discusses strategies to enhance farmers’ income