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National workshop on “Forward thinking agricultural development in Western India”

There is now a felt need for forward thinking collectively by all stakeholders for agricultural development in Western India by 2030 and plan for a strategy to consider new capacities that will be needed in agricultural and food systems research, innovation, extension, education and management so that agricultural universities and related institutions in the region can plan for agricultural development accordingly.

In order to take it forward, A National Workshop “Forward Thinking Agricultural Development in Western India” is being held on 8-10 February 2016 at Sardarkrushinagar and hosted by Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University (SDAU). The Workshop aims at considering a tangible plan based on forward thinking for agricultural development in Western India with emphasis on human capacity development needs. It will be fully participatory with all participants expected to contribute to the content and process of the Workshop.

Workshop Objectives

•To elaborate steps towards a vision for agricultural development by 2030 in Western India

•To identify related needs for capacity development for agricultural development by 2030

•To develop elements of a strategy for capacity development

Workshop Outputs

•Characterization of key drivers of the transformation of Western India’s agriculture

•Identification of plausible agricultural landscapes in Western India by 2030

•Reflection on implications for research and innovation systems and the roles of

Universities

•Strategic elements for the future of agriculture in Western India

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National Workshop on “Forward Thinking Agricultural Development in Western India”