Skill development training program on organic farming organised by CSIR

March 24, 2017 0 Comments

Lamphelpat, March 22: The North Eastern states Manipur in particular, where comparatively very less amount of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides are used for agriculture, has immense potential for organic farming, Agriculture experts reiterated.

But to lack of awareness about organic food, its certification and marketing of the produce, the region which has the enough potential to carve a niche in the organic foods market, is still yet to come forward.

Otherwise the region will achieve a lot in organic food market across the globe not to speak of improving the socio-economy condition of the people. This was conveyed by Agriculture experts during a day long skill development training program on organic farming organized by CSIR: North East Institute of Science & Technology, Branch laboratory, here on Saturday.