Farming expert Fr Inacio Almeida no more

January 3, 2014 0 Comments

TNN Jan 2, 2014, 04.40AM IST

PANAJI: State awardee for farming Fr Inacio Almeida, sfx, passed away on Wednesday after a brief illness. He was 70.

He has contributed immensely to the farming sector in Goa and is known for pioneering work in organic farming. Hailing from Curtorim, he held camps for farmers and involved youngsters into farming, besides developing new technologies. His funeral will be held on Friday.