KERALA TO HOST INTERNATIONAL MEET ON TROPICAL ROOTS, TUBERS

12 Jul 2013 11:19

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM (Kerala) July 8 (Bernama) -- The Tropical Roots and Tubers for Sustainable Livelihood under Changing Agro-climate conference will be held in south-west Kerala state from July 9 to 12, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.

Some 250 delegates from India and 40 participants from countries including the U.S., UK, Columbia, Peru, China, Switzerland, Germany, Nigeria, Thailand, Bangladsh and Sri Lanka are expected to attend the conference.

The conference is organised in connection with the golden jubilee celebrations of the Central Tuber Crops Research Insitute (CTCRI) in Thiruvananthapuram.

--BERNAMA

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