ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru organized a National Workshop on "Doubling the Income of Mango Growers in India" during May 18-19, 2017.
The purpose of the workshop was to deliberate the issues in production, processing, marketing and export of Mango and to recommend a road map of issue-based strategies for doubling the income of mango growers
It is proposed to prepare a roadmap out of the two-day deliberations, suggesting action points for all the stakeholders including the policy makers for implementation, so that the objective of the workshop will be achieved.
An exhibition of more than 100 Mango varieties and accessions was organized for the benefit of stakeholders was also organised.
Very specific group of selected participants (115) such as progressive farmers, researchers from ICAR institutes and State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs), traders/exporters, officials of development departments and boards/ authorities, policy makers, etc., from Karnataka, Odisha, Gujarat, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu participated in the workshop.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru)