Key to improvement in agricultural growth is enhanced competitiveness of smallholder farmers and the agribusiness sector, and strengthening the linkages between the two. Global evidence shows that in agriculture-dependant economies like Nepal, smallholder farmers have played a pivotal role in the growth of competitive and successful agribusinesses. The international workshop on agribusiness, to be held in Kathmandu, Nepal, focuses on sharing experiences, successes and lessons learned from various agribusinesses in developing countries. The theme for the workshop is “Bringing together technologies, innovations and information for growth and sustainability of agribusiness”. The workshop has the following main objectives:
• Sustainable linkages between smallholder farmers and agribusinesses
• Enhancing innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture business
• Agribusiness incubation and good practice
• Policy and institutional interventions for conducive business environment
• Public-private partnership
Agri SME Competition and Display
•The participants are cordially invited to submit scientific abstracts for oral/poster presentations on the main topics of the workshop:
•Abstracts can be submitted online, through the workshop website by 1 March 2012 .
•Abstracts submitted without registration will not be entertained.Please register for the workshop atRegistration
•Abstracts will be subsequently reviewed by a panel of experts. Notification of acceptance(Oral or Poster) of abstract will be mailed to the author by 7 March, 2012
•Authors are required to submit their full paper (electronic) by March 25, 2012
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