International Conference on Agripreneurship & Rural Development intends to offer an interactive forum for academicians, scientists, entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers, govt. agencies and world bodies to discuss and share their ideas and experiences about agripreneurship and rural development. ICARD 2009 is being organized by Faculty of Management Studies, BHU Varanasi in association with National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR), Lucknow, North-Eastern Hill University, TURA Campus, Meghalaya and School of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (Tennessee State University), USA. The conference will be crucial to analyse and understand the major role of information technology, bio-technological interventions and participatory governance for Agripreneurship and Rural Development.
International Conference on Agripreneurship & Rural Development will target on the following sub-themes: Agripreneurship Development and Management, Agriculture to Agri Business: Scope for Corporate Initiatives, Market Farmer linkages in Agri Business, Marketing Intelligence and Logistics for Agri Business, Technology Transfer to Farmers, Institutional Support systems for Agripreneurs, Government Initiatives and Policy Framework for Agripreneurship and Rural Development, Biotechnology for profitable and sustainable agriculture and agri business, Role of information and communication technology (ICT) and Knowledge Management in Agripreneurship and Rural Development, Governance, Capacity Building and Rural Development, and Case Studies of Agripreneurs.
The targeted visitors at ICARD 2009- International Conference on Agripreneurship & Rural Development are: Academicians, Scientists, Entrepreneurs, NGOs, Policy Makers, Government Agencies, etc.