Training of NVA fellows for CAN program

NVA fellows in the training of CAN program

NVA fellows in the training of CAN program

Training program was organized on 10th June, 2014 in Amravati for Community Agri-info Network program. NVA fellows from all across Maharashtra participated in the training. The program was mainly about how to handle the calls from farmers which will land up to their mobile phones and how to help the farmers by providing them relevant solution to their problems.

Community Agro-info Network is a joint initiative by CABI and MSSRF which aims to create an agro-info network of farmers in Maharashtra on pilot basis. The program is a part of the major project mKisan. In this program, the NVA fellows, who are community leaders and also progressive farmers, will aid in creating a network. They will help the farmers in getting solution to farm related various queries with the help of Direct2Farm knowledge repository and the national experts.

The International Year of Small Island Developing States

The International Year of Small Island Developing States.

World Environment Day-2014

2014 is declared as the International Year of Small Island Developing States by the UN General Assembly as a theme of World Environment Day, focusing on threat which is being caused by rising sea level due to climate change.

5th June, celebrated as World Environment Day every year, since 1973. The program is run by United Nation Environment Program (UNEP). This day is celebrated to bring awareness about the wide range of environmental issues such as  climate change, waste management, unsustainable consumption, degradation of natural resources, and extreme natural disasters, which is causing harm to our planet, the Earth. This day calls for taking assertive actions to protect the nature  and the planet Earth.