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Awareness created on Shiitake mushroom, SFURTI

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By EMN Updated: Mar 21, 2024 9:46 pm
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Dr. Mechűselie Kehie along with the participants after the awareness and motivation programme in Kohima on Thursday.

DIMAPUR — In an effort to enhance and promote sustainable livelihoods in the state, the Sustainable Development Research Centre (SDRC), the implementing agency for the Nagaland Shiitake Mushroom and Other Food Processing Cluster, organised an awareness and motivation programme on Thursday.

According to a press release, the programme took place at KRN Complex, Kohima, as part of the project supported under the Scheme for Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Mechűselie Kehie, Chairman and Director of SDRC, delivered a comprehensive overview of SFURTI, elucidating its objectives, implementation strategies, and success stories, further highlighting the benefits and opportunities offered by the scheme.

Neisekhono, a successful shiitake grower from Sechű Zubza, shared her journey, experiences, and motivations with the audience, encouraging aspiring farmers to leverage available resources to embark on their entrepreneurial journey in shiitake growing.

She highlighted the versatility of shiitake mushrooms, noting their culinary appeal, nutritional value, and growing demand in the market.

Altogether, 28 participants from various project villages in Kohima district attended the programme.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 21, 2024 9:46:57 pm
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