TIFAC in association with National Council for Science Museums (NCSM) and Indian Institute of Technology – Guwahati (IIT-G) is organizing a Stakeholders’ Consultation Workshop for Sustainable Agriculture in North-Eastern region on 17th February, 2018 (Saturday) under the Global Technology Watch Group (GTWG) project on climate change sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.   Briefly, GTWG is mandated to keep a close watch on the technology development happening globally and map them with India specific requirement for the key six sectors, Sustainable Habitat is one such sector.  GTWG report will provide inputs related to technology needs of the climate change mitigation and adaptation projects dealt by other National Missions on climate change under NAPCC. Regional consultation with relevant stakeholders is one of the important steps being adopted in preparation of GTWG reports.  From this workshop it is expected to identify technology trends, key policy issues, implementation strategies for mitigation and adaptation to climate change particularly in North-East region of the country.  Please find attached a background note on Stakeholders’ consultation workshop for GTWG – Sustainable Agriculture in North-East region.  Find attached the background of the project and programme.

Moreover, this workshop will provide a platform to different stakeholders representing mainly from R&D, industry, academia and civil society organizations to share local issues and conduct deliberations on identifying possible technological solutions and policy recommendations.

Venue and Date of GTWG – SA Stakeholders‘ workshop are given below:

Regional Science Centre

(National Council for Science Museums)
Jawaharnagar, Khanapara
Guwahati-781 022 Assam.

 Date: 17th February, 2018 (Saturday).

Interested persons may register on the link given below:

https://goo.gl/forms/EGGMtu0ZeGW56gvk1

May also contact

Dr. Gautam Goswami, Scientist-F and PI – GTWG project (goswamig@hotmail.com) &

Dr. T. Chakradhar, Scientist-C, TIFAC (chakradhar.t@live.com).

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *