Conference on “Research & Development in Indian Agriculture: Issues & Challenges”

Harnessing the key issues and challenges relating to agriculture research and development confronting farmers in India? Including revitalizing extension services especially for rain-fed areas?
The speakers/panelists were:

  • Y.K. Alagh, Chancellor, Central University of Gujarat
  • Swapan Kumar Datta, Deputy Director General (Crop Science), ICAR
  • R.B. Singh, President, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
  • Rajesh Krishnan, Co-convenor, Coalition for a GM-Free India
  • Prabir Purkayastha, Chairman, Knowledge Commons & Founder-Member, Delhi Science Forum
  • Peter Kenmore, FAO Representative in India

Moderator: Mr. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Senior Journalist

Partnership Information

Partner: Indian Institute of Management – Calcutta
Place: New Delhi
Date: 11th December, 2013
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