Agriculture and Sustainable Development Goals

 Technical Program
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Time Event Venue
15  November, 2018
9.00-10.00 am Registration D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Front Corridor

10.00-11.40 am Inaugural Session

Presidential Address: Prof. Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog

Inaugural Address: Sh. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union MOS

Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare

IS

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

 

11.40-12.00 Inaugural tea Food Hub
12.00-1.30 pm Parallel Technical Sessions

Theme 1:  Natural resources, climate change and risk

Theme 2: Poverty, food and nutrition security including social protection

Theme-3: Markets, prices and value addition

 

TS-1

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Hall-2

TS-2

ABTC

Seminar Room

TS-3

Exhibition Unit

Lecture Room

1.30-2.30 pm Lunch Food Hub
2.30-4.00 pm Technical Sessions  continued TS-1,TS-2, TS-3
4.00-4.30 pm Tea Break D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Outside lawn

4.30-6.00 pm Special Session (ICRISAT Sponsored)

Resilience in Dryland Agri-food systems to achieve SDG targets for India

SS-1

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

7.00 pm onwards Musical Evening and Conference Dinner Food Hub
16  November, 2018
8.00-9.00 am Visit to NDRI Campus
9.30-11.00 am Special Session (Invited Lectures)

Dr. Uma Lele, President, International Association of Agricultural Economists

2nd Dr. GK Chadha Memorial Lecture

Dr. Sachin Chaturvedi, DG, RIS

SS-2 and SS-3

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

 

11.00-11.15 am Tea D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Outside lawn

11.15-1.15 pm Special Session

Farmers’ Fields as Our Labs: Approaches and Techniques

SS-4

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

1.15- 2.00 pm Lunch Food Hub
2.00-4.00 pm  Parallel Technical Sessions

Theme 4: Technological change

Theme 5: Rural transformation and mechanization

TS-4

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Hall-2

TS-5

ABTC

Seminar Room

4.00-4.15 pm Tea D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Outside lawn

4.15-5.00 pm Special Session

Dr. Tom Reardon, Professor, Michigan State University

 

SS-5

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

5.00 -6.30 pm Executive Committee and Editorial Board Meeting DESM Seminar Room
6.30 pm onwards Alumni Meet and Special Dinner Food Hub
17  November, 2018
9.00-10.00 am Technical Sessions continued TS-4, TS-5
10.00-11.30 am Special Session (IFPRI Sponsored)

 Panel Discussion:  Strengthening Social Science Research for Sustainable Agricultural Development

SS-6

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

11.30-11.45 am Tea break D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Outside lawn

11.45-12.30 pm Plenary Session PS

D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

12.30-1.30 pm General Body Meeting D. Sundaresan Auditorium

Main Hall

    1.30-2.30 pm Lunch Food Hub