Notes on Telangana Agriculture 2.0

Notes and Presentation on Telangana Agriculture for the workshop on ‘Telangana Agriculture-Problems and Way forward’ on 11th August at Osmania Univertisty Centre for International Programs (OUCIP) from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Addressing Agriculture Issues in Telangana

Venue : OUCIP (Former ASRC) Osmania University

Date:  11th August 2014.

Time: 10.30am to 5 pm

Sessions would be facilitated by Prof. Kodandram 

This meeting is jointly organized by Rythu Swarajya Vedika and Telangana Vidyavanthula Vedika in continuation to the Round Table meeting held on 25th March in Osmania University. This meeting is being held in the context of severe crisis in all the Telangana districts the meeting would be in three sessions:

Session I  –  09.30 am – 1pm

Discussion on Issues and coming out with concrete proposals for addressing them

  1. Need to bring a change in Cropping Patterns towards diverse dryland crops
  2. Support in the form of subsidy, credit, insurance, seeds
  3. Pricing – support prices for all crops
  4. Building livestock wealth to rejuvenate agriculture and allied livelihoods
  5. Extension services and cooperatives
  6. Regulations – Seed Bill(towards seed sovereignty), Land

Session II  –  2 -4 pm

Prioritization of  Issues at district level and state level to be taken up for long term Action

Session III  – 4 – 5 pm

Action Plan for advocacy, campaign and studies to be taken up jointly at various levels

 

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