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SAARC Agriculture Centre

REGULAR PROGRAMS

  • SAARC AgriNews
  • SAARC Journal of Agriculture
  • In-house research and Publication on Thrust Areas of Agriculture in SAARC Countries
  • SAARC Charter Day observance
  • Capacity Building & Professional Development
  • Acquisition of Information materials in Agricultural and allied fields from SAARC Member Countries and other Countries/ Organizations
  • ICT Mediated Communication
  • Distribution of Information Materials
  • Promotional Activities of SAC
  • SAARC Agriculture PhD Scholarship Programme
  • Participation in Ekushey book fair 2021 at Dhaka
  • Participation in the SAARC Seed bank/Food bank / SAARC CVOs Forum/ SAARC Epi-net Forum and others meeting
  • High yielding buffalo development visit

NEED BASED PROGRAMS FOR 2021 (CARRY FORWARD FROM 2020)

CROPS

  • SAARC Regional training on Crop Area Mapping and Yield Forecast in South Asia

LIVESTOCK

  • Expert Consultation Meeting on “Curbing Usages of Antimicrobials in Livestock to Reduce the Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance”

FISHERIES

  • Regional Skill Development Training Programme on “Fish Nutrition and Feeding Strategies for Evading Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)”

NRM

  • Role of Agroforestry in Improvement of Rural Livelihood and Building Climate Resilient Communities in South Asia (Consultation meeting)
  • Use of ICT Tools and Techniques in Agriculture for Sustaining Crop Yield and Maintaining Soil Health (Training)

PSPD

  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “Developing SAARC Agriculture Vision – 2030”
  • Regional Training on “Sustainable and Affordable Solutions for Climate Resilient Agriculture of Smallholder Farmers in South Asia”

NEED BASED PROGRAMS (NEW) FOR 2021

CROPS

  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “Climate Smart Cropping Systems for Food and Nutritional Security in South Asia”
  • Regional Consultation Meeting on Advanced Water Management Options for Sustainable Crop Production in South Asia
  • Regional consultation meeting on Fall Armyworm – the status, challenges and experiences among the SAARC Member States
  • Regional consultation meeting on promoting best agricultural practices and technologies for improving crop productivity in SAARC Member States

HORTICULTURE

  • Regional Consultation Meeting on Understanding Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) Approach for High Value Crops
  • Regional consultation meeting on Sustainable Bee Keeping and Honey Production for Improving Livelihood of Rural People in SAARC Countries
  • SAARC Regional Training on “Certification process and traceability of GAP products (fruits and vegetables)”
  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “Enhancing Sustainable Livelihoods and Nutritional Security in Hilly Regions of SAARC Countries through Horticultural Approaches”

LIVESTOCK

  • SAARC Training Workshop on “Development of Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory and Formulation of Low Emission Strategy for Livestock in South Asia”
  • Expert Consultation Meeting on “Harmonizing the Guidelines and Polices for Enhancing Regional Trade of Livestock and its Products in SAARC Region”
  • Virtual Expert Consultation Meeting on “Strategies to Mitigate Emerging Challenges of Dairy Cooperatives for Strengthening Livelihood and Food Security in South Asia”

FISHERIES

  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “COVID-19 Regulations – Impacts on the Dynamics of Aquaculture and Fisheries in SAARC countries”
  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “Cross-learning for Thematic Regional/ Sub-regional Challenges in Aquaculture and Fisheries”
  • Regional Consultation Meeting on ‘Raw and Processed Fish Quality Issues in Domestic and Export Markets of South Asia’
  • Regional Consultation Meeting “South Asia’s Blue Cloud Initiative-Data Assimilation and Estimation Process in Fisheries”

NRM

  • Impact of Agricultural Chemicals Inputs on the Environment and Human Health in South Asia (Virtual consultation meeting)

PSPD

  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “Promoting Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture for Improving Nutrition Security and Health of Smallholders in South Asia”
  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “Promoting Healthy, Sustainable and Inclusive Food Systems in Response to COVID -19 in South Asia”
  • Regional Consultation Meeting on “Fostering Regional Agricultural Trade in South Asia” (Virtual)