Interventions: Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security:
Capacity Building...

Multi Stakeholder Workshop on Agriculture and Food Security

16th September 2009
The workshop organised in Jaipur, involved a number of stakeholders including media and UN agencies – UNICEF and UNFPA, experts, peasants and policy makers. The workshop brought out the grave situation of agriculture in the state in the face of droughts year after year and emphasized that non-farming opportunities should be made available to people and peasants to enhance their resilience top the food crisis. Rural Development Minister of State, Mr. Bharat Singh addressed the workshop and apprised participants of the recent efforts that government has made to encourage agriculture and rural development in state, and assured that state government will competently handle the situation with valuable inputs from workshop in particular and civil society in general