Training of Trainers Programme –Kisan Goshti (Meet for Farmers) by VOICE for Delhi Farmers by joint efforts of Development Department (Agriculture),Delhi Government and Department of Agriculture Marketing.
VOICE organised “Kisan Goshthi”as a part of Green Action Week for the farmers of Village Baknner,Narela in Delhi on 29.10.2015 with support from Consumer International.
The aim of this Meet for Farmers was to provide information of various alternate farming methods to encourage Farmers to adopt better and safe methods of farming ,to make them aware about the ill effects of the pesticides/chemical Fertilizer and encourage them to adopt organic farming as an alternate to chemical intensive farming being followed currently.
The Focus was to train the specific group so that message can reach further to maximise the impact. There were representatives from Development Department (Agriculture),Delhi Government and Department of Agriculture Marketing who provided information to farmers.Green colour hand made bags included colourful informative pamphlets on organic farming,literature on farming methods were distributed.Also questions raised by Farmers were answered by the experts.