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ICAR-CMFRI to Host 16th Agricultural Science Congress in Kochi

The 16th Agricultural Science Congress and Expo in Kochi promise to be a significant platform for stakeholders in the agricultural sector.

Shivam Dwivedi
ICAR-CMFRI to Host 16th Agricultural Science Congress in Kochi (Photo Source: ICAR-CMFRI Facebook)
ICAR-CMFRI to Host 16th Agricultural Science Congress in Kochi (Photo Source: ICAR-CMFRI Facebook)

Kochi is set to become the center stage for the 16th Agricultural Science Congress and Expo, which will be hosted by the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. The event, organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences in New Delhi, will take place from October 10 to 13 and will focus on the theme ‘Transformation of agri-food systems for achieving sustainable development goals.’

The congress aims to bring together a diverse range of participants, including leading academicians, researchers, students, farmers, and entrepreneurs from around the world. The goal is to facilitate the exchange of research findings, ideas, and experiences related to all aspects of agri-food systems.

By doing so, the congress hopes to create a roadmap for achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs) established by the United Nations.

The congress will provide delegates and participants with ample opportunities to express their views and share knowledge on various issues concerning agriculture and allied subjects.

Discussions will encompass sustainability matters pertaining to land and water, agricultural production systems, products, agricultural machinery, economics, renewable and alternative energy, precision farming, alternative farming systems, coastal agriculture, and next-generation technologies. The aim is to find innovative ways to transform the agricultural sector in order to meet the goals of sustainable development.

The congress will feature plenaries, specially invited lectures by eminent scientists, technical sessions, an agri expo, symposia, panel discussions, and interactions between farmers and industry representatives.

These events will cover a wide range of topics, including food and nutritional security, climate actions for sustainable agri-food systems, emerging genetic technologies, livestock, horticulture, aquaculture and fisheries, nature-based solutions, next-generation technologies, and policies.

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