News : Awareness training on organic farming and pesticide minimization completed in Ilam


Awareness training on organic farming and pesticide minimization completed in Ilam

2 days awareness training on organic farming and pesticide minimization is conducted in Sumbek with joint organization of district tea cooperative federation and central tea cooperative federation with the support of District Development Committee DDC Ilam on 7 to 8 July 2016. 31 participants of 7 tea cooperatives including 16 female from Sakhejung, Sulubung, Sumbek, Maipokhari, Bartote VDC took participation on the training program. Negative impact of chemical fertilizer and pesticides, method to produce and apply of organic manure and pesticide, method to produce tea according to demand of international market, role of farmers and cooperative, vermi compost, Zero Budgeting farming were oriented to the participate  during the training program. The training program was facilitated by the Rabin Rai from CTCF, Jyoti Adhikari (Technician) and Ramawatar Shaha. The training program was supportive to produce chemical free organic tea to extend international market.