Organized as one of 10 ‘Signature Events’ of the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYP 2016), the “PulsCon2016” international conference will provide a forum for researchers, policy makers, extension workers, traders and entrepreneurs to discuss various strategies for nutritional security and environmental sustainability through pulse crops, and to draft a road map for increasing the productivity and profitability of pulses. The themes to be addressed include: global trade, marketing and policy issues in pulses production and consumption; genetic enhancement; production and biotic stress management; secondary agriculture initiatives, including nutrition and health, biofortification, and processing and value addition; and participatory technology development and adoption.

The Conference will be held at the Conference Secretariat, Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur.

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12/11/2016 to 14/11/2016
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Contact email: secretary.isprd@gmail. com