Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Development Association of Nagaland organises ‘organic mela’ at Jalukie

An “organic mela” was organised by Development Association of Nagaland (DAN) under the under the aegis of the FARM NE Project implemented by DAN with the support of Caritas India on Tuesday, at Jalukie town weekly bazaar.
In a press release, DAN informed that farmers from 12 communities in Jalukie and Athibung region partook in the mela which was graced by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Jalukie, T. L Kiusumong as the special guest.
In his address, Kiusumong appreciated the DAN project team for promoting organic farming and supporting the subsistence farmers to market their products. He said that the intervention was a valuable step towards protecting the mother nature while ensuring and sustenance and livelihoods for the small-scale farmers in the villages.
Kiusumong also exhorted the farmers to utilize of available land for farming to the best of its capacity through the techniques and skills imparted by the project team.
Earlier, Vicar General, Diocese of Kohima, Rev. Fr. Neisalhu Carlus invoked God’s Blessing and Director, DAN, Rev. Fr. Sajan Joseph, expressed his gratitude for the cooperation from the line department and all the stakeholders.