ICAR-NMRI organise Indo-US workshop on sustainability of poultry sector

75 industry stakeholders participated in the eventconf
calendar icon 8 September 2023
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ICAR-National Meat Research Institute, Hyderabad organised an Indo-US workshop on systems-based integrated approaches for enhancing the sustainability of the poultry sector in India and the USA.

Project leader Kumar Venkitanarayanan, associate dean of research at the College of Agriculture, University of Connecticut, highlighted the transformation of US poultry sector to become the global leader.

Naveena B. Maheswarappa, PI-Indian, ICAR-NMRI emphasised the importance of the creation of a sustainable and economically viable poultry industry in India for a greener future.

S.B. Barbuddhe, director, ICAR-NMRI, highlighted poultry sector sustainability and food safety through One Health approach.

Anup Kollanoor Johny, project Co-PD, University of Minnesota, and Abhinav Upadhyay, Project Co-PD, University of Connecticut, provided an update on market potential for natural poultry production and antibiotic-free poultry production in USA respectively.

Peter Bina, University of Minnesota conducted a meeting with industry stakeholders to propose evidence-based policies and strategies for enhancing the sustainability of the Indian poultry sector.

About 75 participants including scientists, faculty members from SAUs, students, poultry industry personnel, entrepreneurs, e-commerce business ventures attended the workshop.

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