Agriculture and COVID-19 | Expert Consultation

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Consultations held with experts in the Indian Agricultural Sector on 13th-15th May, 2020

Consultation Sessions held between the SELCO Foundation staff and prominent experts and practitioners in the rice value chain covered the challenges across three key aspects- the effects of COVID-19 on the agricultural practice and market, main challenges in the said value chain and the ecosystem of solutions which can be devised to overcome them using technology, finance and linkages.

The consultation was held with the following people:

  • Malatesh Puttannavar, District Agricultural Training Centre, Karnataka
  • Satish, DDM, NABARD, Karnataka
  • Dwarika Mohan Das, Scientist, KVK
  • Paamayan, Organic Farmer and Director at ADISIL NGO, Tamil Nadu
  • Asaad Jaffer, Founder, Alto Precision, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Vishra, Vishra Agro Solutions, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • V . Geethalakshmi Director (Crop Management), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tamil Nadu
  • Revathi, Organic Farmer & Director, Inspire Foundation, Tamil Nadu
  • Mahendra, LEADS NGO, Jharkhand
  • Sharif Khan, TSRD NGO, East Singhbum, Jharkhand
  • Chandrapati Yadav, LGSS NGO, Lohdaga, Jharkhand
  • Father Sylvanus, AROS
  • Ramkrishna, Rice Hulling Entrepreneur, Karnataka

Financial Contribution

Bank Transfer

Domestic (India)

Direct Online Transfer

Domestic (India)

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