2-day State level training on organic farming concludes

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Kohima, JulY 24: The valedictory function of the two-day state level thematic training programme on ‘organic and natural farming’ concluded today at SIRD Auditorium here.
Chairman of Earth Friendly Generation, Medoneisa Chadi said Nagaland being the consumer state needs attention to promote organic farming practices in the state which is sustainable and beneficial to the people.
He also lamented that with changing time, most of the products available in the market is mixed with different types of chemicals substances which is injurious to human being and therefore the need of the hour is to impart training on various techniques and practices of organic farming.
The goal of organic agriculture training is to contribute to the enhancement of sustainability in the context of agriculture, he said adding that the main aim is to make agriculture sustainable, restore ecological balance, improving soil quality, health, promote indigenous crops and an end to chemical farming.
He also said that the objective of training program was to make people aware and develop alternative strategy over chemical farming and to develop self sufficient agricultural system and to rely on available resources.
The workshop also aimed to promote adequate production of food through organic farming in the foreseeable future, he said.
Additional Director of SIRD, Veluo Shijo also exhorted the trainees and encouraged them to work towards making Nagaland a sustainable organic state. He also appreciated the efforts of the Earth Friendly Generation and Vishwa Yuva Kendra (VYK), New Delhi for collaborating to train different stakeholders and create awareness on organic farming.
Participants from various NGOs, CBOs, VOs, and Government functionaries and institutions attended the training programme. (Page News Service)