M S Swaminathan Research Foundation together with Department of Science and Technology is organizing the “Virtual Rural Innovators Meet-2021’’ on February 2021. Farmers, Rural innovators, youth and the general public of Kerala with innovative ideas that can transform the rural agriculture sector in Kerala are invited to participate in this event. The purpose of this initiative is to identify the critical problems faced in the agricultural sector and to draw out the probable solutions to address these problems.
Rural Innovators Meet will provide a platform to a broad range of innovators to showcase their products and talk about their innovations/inventions and get an opportunity to partner with various experts and institutions working in this area through network support. Innovators could also get knowledge related to IPR (Intellectual Property Rights), marketing techniques and micro-financing. This meet will bring together the most forward innovators and technology holders to unlock new potentials in the identified areas for RIM 2021.
Interested farmers are requested to send their application along with a short description of their innovations. The potential applications will be selected after scrutiny by an expert committee formed for the screening of the innovations. The selected farmers will be provided a minimum of five minutes to present their innovations before the audience.
Innovations are invited in the following areas
Agriculture Production Sector
Innovative Crop production technologies/ Innovative local agricultural implements to reduce drudgery and improve the quality of Agri-produces, new crop varieties developed, Technologies in irrigation, nursery raising, Nutrient management
Reduction of Man –Animal conflicts
Technology developed to prevent wild animal raid in farm fields
Agriculture Waste Management
Innovative technologies developed for agricultural waste management
Local level innovative value addition technologies
Novel agriculture techniques to improve the production of any crop, effective utilization of resources for agriculture
.Post harvesting technologies for storing, drying and resisting pest & diseases
The last date for online registration is 20th January 2021. For more details write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call to 04936204477, 207019 or 09388020650.