Organiser: Centre for Sustainable Agriculture
Venue: St Ann' Generalate,
Centre for Sustainable Agriculture is a professional resource organization engaged in establishing models of sustainable agriculture working in partnership with NGOs and community based organizations by scaling up the successes and engaging with the establishment for a policy change. CSA believes in promoting sustainable agricultural technologies that are based on farmers’ knowledge and skills, their innovation based on local conditions and their use of nature’s products and processes to gain better control over the pre-production and production processes involved in agriculture. CSA works with farmers to conserve their resources and their rights.
- Understanding agrarian crisis-role of practices and policies
- Sustaining Farming
- Cropping Patterns and integrated farming systems
- Managing seeds
- Non Pesticidal Management-theory and practices
- Organic Soil Management
- Community Based Organisations-emerging experiences
- Scalingup of sustainable agriculture practices
- Farmers’ Collectives-Cooperatives and Producer Companies
- Ensuring Quality: Participatory Guarantee Systems
- Planning Scaling up and Mainstreaming sustainable agriculture practices
The participants will visit the Organic village, farmers’ seed cooperative and participate in the ‘Farmer Cooperative Mela’ organised by CSA and partners.
The training would be in the form of lectures, discussions, case studies, interactions and field visits to organic villages and producer cooperatives.
Rs. 10,000/- which includes stay, food, resource material and local travel to farms and villages.
August 5, 2012
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Centre for Sustainable Agriculture
12-13-445, Street no-1, Tarnaka
Secunderabad-500 017, India