CII Agrinnovate Conference on Technology Adoption for Sustainable Agriculture, promoting dialogue, knowledge sharing and collaboration around the integration of technology in advancing sustainable agricultural practices.
Organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Northern Region, the conference was held on 6 October 2023 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, and aimed to bring together experts, policy makers, stakeholders, and innovators to The possibilities of technology can be explored. Effective solutions to address challenges and opportunities in agriculture while promoting agricultural sustainability.
“As we all have seen in today’s evolving world of technology, no one person or one organization can provide a complete solution. We need to partner, compete and connect with different points to create unique solutions. is,” suggested Mayank Singhal, Chairman, CII North Regional Committee on Agriculture, Food Processing and Dairy and Vice Chairman and Managing Director, PI Industries.
He further emphasized the belief that adopting these technologies for crop protection recognizes that sustainable agriculture is not a goal, it is a necessity.
Dr. PK Singh, Commissioner of Agriculture, Government of India emphasized that technology adoption requires integration and said that planet, people and profit are the basis of any technological progress and sustainability.
The CII Agrinnovate conference witnessed a number of discussions including emphasizing the importance of advanced technologies in crop protection, the role of seed technology in maximizing crop productivity and resilience and exploring the concept of climate smart agriculture, an integrated approach that seeks to increase productivity. and environmental sustainability in the context of climate uncertainty.
“It was great to see the integration of ideas and concepts with many productive discussions. All of this has to be supported with better collaboration between stakeholders, especially in the agribusiness industry which is driven by market or consumer needs. It should be followed.” This was stated by Raghavan Sampath Kumar, Executive Director, Federation of Seed Industry (FSII) while talking to Krishi Jagran.
“Above all, we need a policy and regulatory framework, based primarily on science and evidence, to help us meet our nation’s food and nutrition security needs,” he added. can believe in developments and technologies for the future.”
First Published: 06 Oct 2023, 20:00 IST