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.

About direct2farm
Direct 2Farm is an Agriculture Infomediary Service aimed at making high quality and reliable information accessible to farmers, enabling them to “optimize resources”, and take “informed decisions” resulting in profitable farming activity supporting livelihood improvement.

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