NEW DELHI: Agricultural agencies and the Centre for Good Governance have decided to formulate a framework to help farmers address the challenges posed by climatic changes.
The emphasis of a workshop hosted here has been to evolve a model to help the farmers bear the challenges via an effective mechanism to counter them with the formulation of a framework.
The Centre for Good Governance, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) and Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University deliberated on these issues at a National Workshop on 'Changing Farmer's Risk – Farm-viability centric Agriculture and Allied Sector Interventions.'
Moreover, the workshop has been organised in the backdrop of the farmers exposed to various risk factors like climate change, frequent natural disasters, uncertainties in yields and prices etc.
The delegates threw light on management of issues engaged in climate-related-risks, agriculture credit and insurance and technology risks. They have covered production and marketing risks and also the availability of different farm inputs like seeds.