Agri Business

Meet on farmers’ rights

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on January 27, 2018

Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) will organise a regional workshop on Farmers’ Rights and Agro-Biodiversity Exhibition at the University auditorium on Saturday.

About 400-500 farmers from five southern States will take part in the event. Several directors of Central and State agricultural research centres such as the Indian Institute of Millets Research will participate in the deliberations.

“The workshop is aimed at creating awareness among farmers on how to protect their intellectual property rights on newly developed crop varieties. B Rajender, Joint secretary (Seeds) and Chairperson, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority (Government of India) will address the gathering, a statement from the university said.

Published on January 26, 2018

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