Longleng, October 17 (MExN): Department of Agriculture, Longleng observed World Food Day at DAO conference hall here on October 16 under the theme ‘Change the Future of Migration, Invest in Food Security and Rural Development.’
Dr. DK Chetri, District Agriculture Officer, Longleng in the keynote address encouraged farmers to go for sustainable agriculture to achieve food security. He pointed out that food security and rural development is necessary to reduce migration.
E. Laklei, SDAO Tamlu spoke on the role of farmers, especially womenfolk, to achieve food security. K. Shoang Phom, SDAO Longleng chaired the programme, while vote of thanks was proposed by Bongkam Phom, AO. Around 35 people, including 15 progressive farmers, attended the programme.