ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema conducted an IPR Workshop on 14 th July 2022:

On 14th 2022, under the initiative of the Intellectual Property and Technology Management Unit (ITMU) of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema organised a one-day workshop on "Conservation of indigenous livestock and poultry resources of Nagaland". This workshop was organized as part of an initiative to raise awareness among farmers and educate youth about animal breeding rights in order to conserve and propagate animal genetic resources. The resource persons, Dr. Bhabesh Milli and Dr. Merina Devi, Assistant Professor from the College of Veterinary Science, Jalukie, have delivered on the conservation of pig and poultry genetic resources for propagation in the north-eastern hilly region. Another speaker, Dr. Mahek Singh, Scientist, Animal Reproduction, gave a detailed deliberation on the growth and propagation of pig farming in the north-eastern hilly region. Smt. Tiarenla, Sanction Manager at SBI RACC, Dimapur has made a nice presentation on different banking schemes for livestock farming to promote income generation among farmers. The workshop was attended by a total of 70 people, including the farmers from Sosonoma, Seithekema, and Medziphema villages, along with students and faculty from St. Joseph University and Patkai Christian College, respectively.