PRESENT AND FUTURE
SUB: IRADe – IIC
workshop on "Food Security: Present and Future" Scheduled
on September 16, 2008 at 9.30 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. at India International
Center, Lodi Estate, New Delhi
and Action for Development (IRADe), New Delhi is organizing a workshop
on "Food Security: Present and Future" on the occasion
of its completion of six years of active service to the society
on September 16, 2008 in collaboration with India International
Center (IIC), Lodi Estate, New Delhi. Professor Abhijit Sen, Member
Planning Commission, will be the Chief Guest, and Dr. Kirit Parikh,
Member, Planning Commission, Government of India will be delivering
the chairman’s address.
The main objective
of the workshop is to deliberate the issues of increasing food supply,
agriculture commodity prices and subsidy, incentives to farmers,
distribution of food, investment in agriculture and rural development,
impact of bio-fuels, provision of affordable inputs, R&D and
extension system, income generation and livelihood. The workshop
will generate considerable synergy among participants and add value
to all the organizations and institutions associated with the agriculture
speakers will be Prof. Jyoti Parikh, Prof. S Mahendra Dev, Dr Ashok Gulati, Dr. J S
Samra, Dr. P Chaturvedi, and Dr. N Kalra. They will present their
viewpoints on the present scenario of policy reforms in agriculture
sector, and future concern of food productivity, natural resources
and appropriate technology for India.
Senior officers of
Government of India, agriculture scientists, economists, bankers,
fertilizer specialists, and stakeholders associated with implementation
of the "National Food Security Mission" of Government
of India will be participating in the workshop.
NABARD is sponsoring the workshop.
All are welcome
to listen to the distinguished speakers and participate in the discussion.