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PEREN, Jul 11: District Agriculture Office (DAO) Peren organised a one day Sensitization cum Training Programme on Mission Organic Value Chain Development (MOVCD) on 11th July 2016 at DAO Conference Hall, New Hq. Peren.
Delivering the keynote address, District Agriculture Officer, Atoi Sema briefed on the Mission Organic Value Chain Development scheme for North Eastern Region. He said that the scheme aims at development of certified organic production in a value chain mode to link growers with consumers and to support the development of entire value chain starting from inputs, seeds, certification to the creation of facilities for collection, aggregation, processing marketing and brand building initiative.
He also mentioned that the scheme organic value chain development for North Eastern Region would be implemented in a mission mode. At the state level the mission will be implemented by the State Level Executive Committee (SLEC) and executed through a designated state lead agency in the form of State Organic Commodity Board or Organic Mission.
SDAO Tening, Dr. Zeliegai Ndang explained on the implementation of MOVCD and PKVY. Around 20 farmers from different villages, including VCC and members, attended the training. Agri Officer Mapeuheile Ndang chaired the programme who also delivered the welcome address.