National Conference on Livelihood and Food Security (LFS-2018)

Guest Editor(s):
Dr. Shashi Bhushan Kumar, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi, India
Dr. Ashok Kumar, Senior Scientist and Head, KrishiVigyan Kendra, Garhwa, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi, India
Dr. Maya Kumari, KrishiVigyan Kendra, Sahibganj, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi, India
Dr.Brajendra, ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India
Dr. Madhukar Kumar, KrishiVigyan Kendra, Giridih, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi, India
Dr. Shobha Rani, Senior Scientist and Head, KVK Jehanabad, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, India
Dr. ParasNath, Department of Entomology, BPSAC, Purnea City, Purnea-854302, India
Dr. Kariyanna B., Department of Entomology, UAS, Raichur, India
Editorial Desk

Society for Agriculture Innovation and Development, Ranchi in collaboration with Bihar Veterinary College, Patna jointly welcome for the National Conference on Livelihood and Food Security (LFS-2018) to be held on January 27-28, 2018 at Bihar Veterinary College, Patna, India. LFS-2018 is an ideal platform for national scientific conversation on agriculture, animal husbandry and allied sciences to be discussed thoroughly. This is a good opportunity for scientist, academicians, extensionist, teachers, students and public sector personnel to exchange their ideas, research findings, strengthen surviving, create new academic systems, and to substitute negotiation between the academia, the private sector, public institutions, civil society administrations on the recent universal and regional tendencies in the agriculture. The Conference aims on livelihood promotion and food security through stresses on major areas like animal husbandry, pharmacology, soil sustainability, plant protection measures, crop production, biotechnology, plant and animal health including breeding, IT and extension system, fisheries, forestry, organic agriculture, natural resources management, rural development and agro-economy and allied sciences. Multidisciplinary results stated during the session will contribute to the spreading of knowledge and good practices to all performers of the agro-food chain (e.g. researchers, farmers, policy makers’ extension agents) as well as the general public about the importance of agriculture.


Theme 1 Livelihood promotion, social welfare and home sciences
Theme 2 Animal, bird, fish and dairy sciences- Current researches and challenges ahead
Theme 3 Researches in plant protection /plant breeding, biotechnology and plant sciences
Theme 4 Extension education, policies and farm economics for profitable agriculture
Theme 5 Horticulture, forestry, biological sciences and secondary agriculture
Theme 6 Soil science / agronomy / natural resource management
Theme 7 Innovations, engineering, ITKs, success stories for increasing farmers income

Scope of the Conference: The focus of the conference will be on the exchange of information, innovations, new discoveries, cross fertilization of ideas and research outcomes so as to evolve ways and means to address the practical innovations that is changing the practices in agriculture. Clientele: Delegates from veterinary, agriculture, horticulture andother streams of sciences are welcome- relevant to the thematic areas of the conference.

Farmers Scientist Interface: A separate special session will be held between selected Innovative Farmers and Scientist of India for detailed discussion, planning, future strategy, survival, adaptation, new opportunities to enable traditional agriculture cope up with the challenges of sustainable agricultural production in this Information Age. This brain storming session will have systematic review of the factors responsible in order to have greater livelihood and food security for health of human being.