The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Karnataka, Surathkal jointly with Hiroshima University, Japan & Tata Institute of Social Science, Hyderabad is organizing a 5 Days International Online Workshop on Climate-Smart Agriculture: Opportunities & Challenges from October 23 to 27, 2020.
National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), also known as NITK Surathkal, formerly known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC), is a public engineering university at Surathkal, Mangalore. It was founded in 1960 as KREC while today, it is one of the 32 National Institutes of Technology in India and is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. It has a suburban campus, in close proximity to the Arabian Sea. National Highway 66 runs through the campus and serves as the major mode of access.
This workshop is designed to provide the required knowledge of Climate-Smart Agriculture. The primary objective of the workshop is:
- To understand the implementation of sustainable agricultural practices for long-term food security.
- To get a complete overview of cross-country synthesis of gaps and challenges of Climate-Smart Agriculture: Lessons from India and Japan.
- To raise awareness and build capacity to undertake CSA approaches as well as to determine collective priority interventions at national and regional levels.
Climate Change poses a serious threat to agricultural production and food security. Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) offers an integrative approach to address the interrelated challenges of food security, development, and climate change. In 2010, FAO introduced the idea of climate-smart agriculture at the Hague Conference on Agriculture, Food Security, and Climate Change, also abbreviated to CSA. CSA has three main objectives:
- Sustainably increasing agricultural productivity and incomes.
- Adapting and building resilience to climate change.
- Reducing and/or removing greenhouse gas emissions, where possible CSA addresses the challenges of climate change in an integrated way through coordination between different stakeholders and sectors. It optimizes the use of natural resources and ecosystem services.
- There is no Registration Fee for attending the workshop.
- 100 Seats are available (First come first will be given the opportunity as the number of the participant are limited to 100)
- E-Certificate will be issued to the Registered Participants who will attend the sessions.
- To register for the workshop, click here.
- Registered Participants will get the online platform link and access code in their registered mail.
Dr. Pradyot Ranjan Jena
School of Management
National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
Phone Number: 7899495351
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