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DISTRIBUTION OF KHARIF SEEDS UNDER FOCUS: IFAD LONGLENG

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            Fostering Climate Resilient Upland Farming System in Northeast-Nagaland (FOCUS Nagaland), an externally aided project funded by IFAD, distributed Kharif seeds to the project villages under Longleng District on 29th March 2021 at the District Agriculture Officer (DAO) Office, Longleng.

            DAO & DPM of FOCUS-IFAD, S. Yongchang Phom, appreciated the farmers for the good outcome and also encouraged them to work sincerely and implement the activities with full seriousness to ensure that the farmers get full benefits from the project.

            He also stated that despite the pandemic, FOCUS was able to provide seeds during the kharif season in April 2020 which has earmarked for their self-consumption, aided in distributing the products to nearby villages and markets during the nationwide lockdown.

            Package of practice on the kharif seeds were given to the lead farmers, who received the allotted quantity on behalf of the villages and were also informed to ensure that the allotted quantity should reach out to all the interested beneficiaries from the FIGs.

 

                                                                                                (Manjong Phom, IA Longleng)