National Plant Protection Centre

Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests

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National Plant Protection Centre

Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests

Visit of Dr.Vinod Pandit from CABI

Dr. Vinod Pandit from Plantwise, Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) visited the National Plant Protection Centre, Semtokha on 25thFebruary, 2016. He gave presentation on Plantwise, a strategy for improving food security and rural livelihood to the technical staff of the NPPC.

Plantwise is a global programme led by Centre CABI, which works to help farmers lose less of what they grow so that they can feed more. CABI works closely with National Agricultural advisory services, establish and support sustainable networks of plant clinics, where farmers can avail practical plant health advice.

Presentation by Dr. Vinod
Presentation by Dr. Vinod

The presentation mainly focused on:

  • CABI’s mission and member countries
  • Plantwise’s goal, concept and member countries
  • Plant clinic and knowledge bank concept
  • Plantwise Online Management System (POMS)
  • Pest management decision guide
  • E-plant clinics

The session concluded with a pledge to work collaboratively and cooperatively between NPPC and CABI

http://www.plantwise.org/ & http://www.cabi.org/

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Program Director

Program Director

Mrs. Yeshey Dema

Mrs. Yeshey Dema joined the civil service on 26th February 1996. She headed the Soil Fertility Unit, NSSC from 2008 till 2013. In 2013, she was transferred to the National Plant Protection Centre as the Program Director. She holds M. Phil in Soil Science from the University of Reading, UK.

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