WB officials interact with ELEMENT core team
Dimapur, Aug. 30 (EMN): A core team headed by state agriculture production commissioner, Y Kikheto Sema, and technical support committee of the project entitled ‘Enhancing Landscape and Eco-system Management Project’ (ELEMENT) held a meeting with the visiting team from the World Bank in the APC’s conference hall on Tuesday.
A DIPR report informed that in the meeting the head of the World Bank team, Pyush Dogra, senior environmental specialist, gave a power point presentation on the different stages involved in the preparation and framework and how the project can best be tailor-made to address the unique situation of the state.
The World Bank team also had an interaction with the department of Land Resources on Nagaland coffee and spring shed development. The team also visited the Nagaland GIS and Remote Sensing Centre and was impressed by the works being carried out by the department, it stated.
The visiting members were also shown a demonstration of the operation of the air drone which earned appreciation from the World Bank team. The team also had a coordination meeting with the administrative heads of departments (AHoDs) and head of departments (HoDs) of agri and allied departments and state missions at the secretariat conference hall and apprised them of the purpose of the team’s visit and what was to be expected from the project.
The team is slated to visit the Naga Integrated Settled Farming (NiSF) project at Boke-Botsa, Jhum field at Tseminyu and also visit an agro-forestry model project at Khonoma on August 31, to have a first-hand view of the various agricultural and allied activities being practiced in the state, it added.