ENAAFA calls on Phagnon Konyak & Imna Along
Dimapur, September 11: The official team of Eastern Nagaland Agri-Allied Farmers Association (ENAAFA) led by its Founder & Chief Adviser, Wilson K Mongzar held a courtesy meeting with Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Phagnon Konyak at her residence in Kohima on September 8 last.
The Association deliberately discussed about the problems being faced by the destitute farmers of eastern region and sought for her unflinching support towards better improvement in agriculture sector under various programmes available which will be beneficial to every member of farmers engaged in agriculture sector and enhance our livelihood mostly from agriculture farming and production.
While seeking her constant support and advice, she encouraged and urged the association to work hard till our goal is achieved no matter how difficult task we may face. She further advised the association to tie up with KVK & ICAR and more focus on establishing primarily in growing local and traditional crops, raising animals, and harvesting fish and other animals.
Meanwhile, the Association also held a friendly conversation with the Minister, Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along at his official residence on September 9 and highlighted various problems of the farmers and supplicated the Minister to come forward and take up agriculture projects in the eastern areas as a way to fulfil the financial necessities to fight against the poverty and ensure self reliance with special reference to coffee as the region is blessed with rich potential of flora and fauna having a favourable agro climatic condition suitable to develop sustainable coffee sector so as to mitigate the old practice of jhuming into modern technique.
Considering the potentiality and significant scope of the proposal, the minister expressed his willingness to support the eastern framers with whatever the meagre fund available under his discretion.
The ENAAFA expressed gratefulness to the Minister for his support, encouragement and attention towards the cause of eastern farmers.
(Page News Service)