The 2nd International Conference on Prospects and Challenges of Environment and Biological Sciences in Food Production System for Livelihood Security of Farmers (ICFPLS-2023) was held at ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair during 18-20 September, 2023.
Delivering the key note address, Dr. Krishnan, Director of BOBP-IGO, provided an overview of the fisheries sector in the south and south east asia. He highlighted the opportunities for the Andaman Nicobar Islands to emerge as a model for evidence based regional fisheries management, leveraging the proximity to the Bay of Bengal rim countries.
The Conference, participated by over 125 scientists from across India, was inaugurated by Shri. Swatantra Dev Singh, Ministry of Jal Shakthi, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh.
Dr. Gaya Prasad, former Vice-Chancellor of SVPUAT, Meerut, and the Co-Chairperson, Dr. E.B. Chakurkar, Director of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair were also present.