Call for Abstract: Global Conference on Women in Agriculture

Received email from IFPRI

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) are jointly organizing Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA) on 13-15 March 2012 at National Agricultural Science Centre Complex, Pusa, New Delhi, India in Co-sponsorship with GFAR, FAO, IDRC, TAAS and RAGA. Her Excellency, The President of India has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest and inaugurate the Conference. About 300 delegates including the experts from National and International Organizations are expected to attend the Conference. The detailed information is available at http://www.gcwa.in/ . We look forward your kind support and assistance in expediting the following aspects.

Kindly circulate this information among all your colleagues and linked organizations so that concerned Scientists may send ‘Abstracts’ for poster session by January 31, 2012.
Understanding the importance of farm women’s knowledge and their innovations for sustainable agriculture is of immense value. In view of this, on this occasion, it is proposed to bring out a publication on ‘Farm Women Innovators’. You are, therefore, requested to kindly contribute profiles of innovative women farmers of your region. The profiles in the format enclosed herewith may be sent through email by February 5, 2012. We appreciate your earliest response as the time of the Conference is very close by to expedite the process. Your contributions will be duly acknowledged in the publication.
Besides, as one of the themes of the Conference is ‘Linking Women to Market’, it is proposed to organize a market place at Conference venue where, innovative technologies/products will be displayed. Thus, the concerned organizations, commodity groups, associations, self-help groups may contact the organizing secretary immediately to participate and take advantage of this event.
Mailing address: gcwa2012@gmail.com; gcwa12@yahoo.com,nrcwa@nic.in with a copy to kokateddg@gmail.com.

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