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AFACI Program Workshop on Basic Agriculture (ANSOFT + IMPGR) organized

Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiatives (AFACI)-Rural Development Administration (RDA), Republic of Korea and Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) has been jointly organized five days workshop at Hotel Annapurna, Kathmandu and inaugurted on 7th September 2016. Participants from 12 member countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Phillippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Krgyzstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan and Korea. Mr. Uttam Kumar Bhattarai, Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture Development; Dr. Y.R. Pandey, Executive Director of NARC; Dr. Yun Jong-chul, Deputy Director General, RDA, Korea; Senior officials from MOAD; Directors, Division heads, Programme Coordinators, Scientists from NARC, Scientists from 14 AFACI member countries and media persons participated in the workshop. Secretary Mr. Bhattarai highlighted the importance of agriculture production techniques for increase self-sufficiency of staple food in Asia.  Dr. Y.R. Pandey, Executive Director, NARC gave the welcome address and Dr. Yun Jong-chul, Deputy Director General, RDA, Korea expressed their remarks. On the opening occasion incentive awarded for outstanding project (ANSOFT, IMPGR and Soil Fertility) with plaque and appreciation letter.

 

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