EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2010 Num. article: 2010/229

International Symposium on ‘System Intensification towards Food & Environmental Security’ (Kalyani, IN,2011-02-24/27)

The Crop and Weed Science Society (CWSS), Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) in collaboration with NABARD, KOLKATA will organize the International Symposium on ‘System Intensification towards Food ; Environmental Security’, Kalyani (IN) on 2011-02-24/27.
Contributions are invited from agricultural scientists, researchers, technologists, industry and policy planners for both oral and poster presentations on the following themes related to System intensification in Agriculture; Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Mixed Farming systems, and Supporting Policies

  1. Biodiversity; invasive plants; seed production systems, biotech planting materials; evaluation of cultivars better adapted to climate changes.
  2. Sustainable use of the natural resources for nutrients, organic farming, integrated nutrient management; biofertilizers.
  3. Water resources strategies in system intensification.
  4. Invasive pests (including IAPs and classical pests) threats and their environmentally safe management.
  5. Methodologies for producing high quality, hygienic and safe products.
  6. Farmers’ innovative methodologies in system intensification.
  7. Options for income generation through diversification of crops/added value.
  8. Socio-economic, policy and market implications, including institutional/corporate/NGO arrangements for livelihood security.


The Crop and Weed Science Society (CWSS) website. http://cwssbckv.org/