Workshop on National Organic and Vegetable Research and Development Strategies

group pic NOPApril 11-13, Thimphu: A workshop on National Organic and Vegetable Research and Development Strategies was held at the Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Serbithang, Thimphu, organised by the National Organic Program with the financial assistance from the Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project (FSAPP).

Recently, the Agriculture Research and Development Centre (ARDC) –Yusipang has been rendered with additional national mandates to execute research and development activities on organic agriculture and vegetables. Such institutionalisation is expected to focus and address research and development needs on organic agriculture and vegetables.

Therefore, an important objective of the workshop was to develop comprehensive strategies for taking forward research and development activities for organic agriculture and vegetables at the National level.

The workshop was participated by senior officials from the Department of Agriculture, National Soil Service Centre, National Plant Protection Centre, National Vegetable Program, National Organic Program and ARDC-Yusipang.

-Submitted by National Organic Program

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