Dimapur, November 11: A training programme on “Method demonstration on Oyster Mushroom cultivation” was organized through convergence programme between Wokha Forest Division, Doyang Plantation Division and Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission, Wokha on November 11 at the Community Hall, Forest Colony, Wokha.
Altogether 20 villages from Wokha and Zunheboto districts participated in the training, represented by Self Help Groups (SHG) and Eco-development Committees (EDC) of the respective villages.
The technical session was conducted by Apibeni Y. Kikon, area coordinator (livelihoods), Changpang Block, where she thoroughly demonstrated and gave hands on experience to the participants on the various methods and procedures involved in oyster mushroom cultivation. Nchumbemo Patton, DEO, NSRLM also assisted in the demonstration.
Over 300 kg of oyster mushroom spawns and various kits required for its cultivation were also distributed to all the villages.
Earlier in the program, the keynote address was delivered by Chisayi, IFS, DFO, Doyang Plantation Division. He stressed on the need for the SHGs and EDCs to seize the opportunity and derive maximum benefit through the practice of mushroom cultivation.
(Page News Service)