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'ORGANICS AND MILLETS-2019' International Trade Fair to take place in Bengaluru
Jan 07, 2019

The much sought after Organics and Millets-2019 International Trade Fair, organized by the Government of Karnataka's Department of Agriculture, will be held from 18th to 20th January 2019 in Bengaluru's Palace Grounds.
 
The flagship event will revolve around the theme: K-Source, celebrating the State of Karnataka as the source for Next Gen Smart Foods. International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA) is the knowledge partner and co-organizer for the event.
 
The Organics and Millets International Trade Fair 2019 will comprise of four aspects. The first and most important one being the B2B meetings in which the farmers will get to interact with the international buyers. The following three aspects includes exhibition, conference and food court.
The event, which is for all organic stakeholders, including farmers, buyers, sellers and exporters of organic produces and millets, will have participation of over 200 exhibitors occupying an exhibition space of 10,000 square meters including stalls from other states, countries, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) and several farmer federations from Karnataka.
 
The second edition of the Organics and Millets International Trade Fair 2019 will be the largest congregation of India's Organic and Millets community.
 
Coinciding with the run-up event of a National roadshow to this International event, ICCOA (International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture) organized the 'Jaivik India Awards', 2nd edition, in recognition of the efforts of the Organic Stakeholders across India. Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka in the host and support to this event also.
 
The event was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Commerce & Industries, Mr. Suresh Prabhu. Speaking on the occasion, he said -The organic movement is catching up fast and more and more people are now accessing organic foods for health and overall wellbeing. We are witnessing more and more companies doing organic businesses - in exports as well as in local markets. With increasing demand and innovative supply chain, today we can get organic foods even delivered at our doorstep.
 
The Chief Guest Smt. Krishna Raj, Minster of State for Agriculture, Govt of India addressing the audience, said, Krishi Mantralaya is supporting large number of farmers to take up organic farmers. They have schemes and policies to subsidise organic inputs, certification and also support for marketing. 
    

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