Godrej Hosts Agri-Conclave - 'Shaping The Future Of Indian Agriculture' - GADGETS & INNOVATIONS


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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Godrej Hosts Agri-Conclave - 'Shaping The Future Of Indian Agriculture'

To Highlight the Role of Corporates and Civil Society in Doubling Farmer Income

Godrej Group, a diversified conglomerate, today, hosted an agri-conclave focusing on '#FarmerNomics - Shaping the Future of Indian Agriculture'. In the run-up to Kisan Diwas (23 December), the aim of the conclave was to focus on the role of allied stakeholders, such as corporates, civil society, and academia, in doubling farmer's income.

Thought leaders from CorporatesNon-Profit Organisations, Academia and Media came together to discuss agri-interventions that will empower farmers to significantly improve household income and also explore how the sector can be made more attractive for women and youth. In addition, they also discussed the role of millets and protein sources from both a nutrition and livelihood standpoint. 
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Women farmers, Kalavathi V, Rathnamma M, Maya Bai and Neelam Sahu shared their experiences and stories from the farm. The conclave witnessed participation from industry stalwart such as 
Dr Avinash Kishore, Research Fellow, IFPRI; Dilip N Kulkarni, President, Sustainable Agriculture & Strategy, Jain Irrigation Systems LimitedRaghunathan N, Co-Founder of Vrutti; Jinesh Shah, Founding Partner, OmnivoreArun Ambatipudi, Founding Trustee & Advisor Chetna OrganicDr. Yasmeen Ali Haque, Head, UNICEF India; Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi and Kurush Dalal - Culinary Anthropologists, and Balakrishnan S, COO, Vrutti.

Godrej is a prominent player in agriculture and is dedicated to improving the productivity of Indian farmers by innovating products and services.

MUMBAI, December 12, 2018

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