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Agencies. Updated: 7/30/2020 6:05:48 PM Jammu and Kashmir

SKUAST University held series of webinar with International Agri experts on various agriculture and related topics

Jammu, Jul 30: SKUAST-J is a state agricultural university of Jammu division of the Jammu and Kashmir. The university inherited few assets and staff deployed at various stations and sub-stations from erstwhile SKUAST to carry on the mission of agriculture research and development. Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-J) organised a series of webinars with international experts on various agriculture and related topics online for the students of the varsity.
About 25 undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students from different faculties of the university participated in the online programme organised with the Israeli agriculture experts on managing wildlife conflicts in agriculture under World Bank-funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP).
The experts, Dr Motti Charter and Ora Matc of Mashav Agriculture and Anumeha of Israeli Embassy Office, New Delhi spoke on “Israeli Wildlife Conflicts in Agriculture’ and its management. They briefed the students about the future of agriculture and optimum utilisation on agricutlure resources for better output.
Brahma Dev, project officer of Indo-Israeli Agriculture Project, also participated in the webinar.
In another webinar with the British agricultural experts, about 25 students from various faculties of the university took part in the webinar “Insights with the Agricultural Innovation Beehive” with the Agritech Innovation and Incubation, royal Agriculture University, United Kingdom.
The experts gave a detailed insight into new concepts of innovation in agriculture and how they can be utilised for sustainable agriculture and better resource management.
Besides the experts, the coordinators of the programme Dr Farahanaz Rasool and Dr Naveed Hamid also participated in the webinar. SKUAST’s Director Planning and Monitoring, Prof Nazir Ahmad Ganai, has thanked the experts and lauded the coordinators for their efforts in making the programmes a success.
SKUAST-J Vice Chancellor was the chief guest of the webinar and he digitally inaugurated the programme.

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