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To strengthen the skills and knowledge of agri based stakeholders towards food loss and waste management
To understand the critical points and basic problems in waste management at field level Skill development to explore entrepreneurship opportunities for waste management.
Outcomes of Training:
After completing this training, trainees will have hands-on experience on approaches towards management of food loss, biomass utilization, mushroom production, management of field residue for compost production, use of PUSA decomposer for rapid composting, use of agricultural and horticultural waste for pest/disease management, production of bioactive compounds from waste products, utilization of waste from sugar and molasses industry and biofuel as promising option from waste material. The applicant will get an idea about licensing of technology. The participant will learn about radioactive waste and its management using disposal site. Visiting a production site/ industrial exposure will also be included in the training for participants to widen their horizon and provide information about processing of agro residue for conversion of paper and generation of electricity. This training will help participants to learn about different prospective for waste management generated from agriculture and allied sector activities and also from industrial waste/by products and it will be useful to inculcate the confidence among participants to initiate/adapt waste management practices in their premises.
Course Director: Dr. Ashish Khandelwal, Scientist, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
Course Co-Director: Dr. Bhupinder Singh, Principal Scientist, Division of Environment Science, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
Course Coordinator: Dr Akriti Sharma, In-Charge, ZTM & BPD, IARI, New Delhi
Course Co-Coordinator: Dr. Manoj Shrivastava, Principal Scientist, Division of Environment Science, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
Who can apply: Students, Farmers, Agripreneurship, Scientist or equivalent or higher cadre, Government officials, any other involved/interested in management of food loss and waste management
Duration& Date:10 days 22-31 January 2024

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