Arunachal researchers present paper in intl conference

KOLKATA, Jan 14: Two researchers from Arunachal Pradesh presented their joint research paper titled ‘Indigenous farming & sustainability: Experiences from Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh’, in the two-day international conference themed ‘Sustainability and business’ which was held at the Indian Institute of Management here on 13 and 14 January.
Authored by Arindam Chakrabarty (Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Rajiv Gandhi University) and Mudang Tagiya (PhD scholar, Department of HSS, NERIST), the paper showcased the indigenous farming practices and traditional knowledge system of the Apatanis, and their commitment to sustainability. It emphasized on integration of various plant and non-plant produces in agriculture and other allied sectors to project a sustainable model for the study region.
Dr Rajendra Singh, the ‘Waterman of India’ and winner of the Stockholm Water Prize in 2015, delivered the keynote address in the inaugural session.
Academicians and researchers from across the globe participated in the conference.