FARMERS TRAINING HELD AT KOLASIB, MIZORAM
Two days farmers’ training on “Doubling farmers’ income through horticulture innovation” was organized by the Central Institute of Horticulture, DAC& FW, Ministry of Agriculture, GOI, Medziphema, Nagaland at ICAR, Mizoram centre, Kolasib district from 19th to 21st June 2019. The training was organized in collaboration with ICAR Research complex for NEH region, Mizoram Centre. The objective of the training was to inculcate the farmers the potential and importance of horticulture based farming system and its integrated management for additional income. The participants comprised of farmers, educated unemployed youths and self-help groups from neighboring village. Apart from training, farmer-scientist interaction was also conducted after each technical session. Altogether 109 participants from Kolasib and nearby villages participated in the three days training program.