Thematic Areas

THEME: Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development to Improve Quality of life and Society

Education for Sustainable Development
Environmental education, Food and agricultural education. Participatory approach, Capacity building, Community empowerment, Agricultural extension, in-formal/Non-formal Education, etc.

Business Administration, Social Sciences and Rural Development
Marketing, Partnership, Value added product, Community development, Access to technology, Cultural preservation, etc.

Health Sciences and Environmental Management
Health Science, Bio-diversity, soil degradation and land conservation. Water quality conservation, Deforestation and sustainable forest management, Environmental management, etc.

Agriculture and Food Innovation for Sustainable Society
Organic farming, Conservation tillage, Mechanization, Irrigation and drainage. Nutrient and pest management, Agro-forestry, Indigenous technology, Animal and Fisheries Sciences, Plant and Crop Science, Plant Protection, Soil Sciences, Agricultural Sciences. Food Science and Technology, Food Nutrition, Food Safety, Food Packaging, Food Product Development and Sensory Science, and other related agricultural fields.

Innovation, Technology and Infrastructural Systems
Innovation and Technology to Improve Quality of life and Society, Water resource development, Land reclamation, Road construction, Rural Development, etc.