Participatory Variety Selection (PVS) Workshop Held in Nilphamari

Last Modified: 27 October 2015

100 male and female farmers (71 female and 29 male) of Laxmichap and Polashbari union of Nilphamari district participated in a workshop on Participatory Variety Selection (PVS) in 4 batches arranged by USS, Nilphamari under Seeds of Survival (SoS) project supported by USC Canada. The workshops were arranged at Polashbari Dhan Bank hall room and Laxmichap ARC on 17th, 18th and 19th October 2015. Through this workshop, the participant farmers would be able to find out differentlocal varieties of vegetables through cultivating them in their own field. They would be able to select the vegetables that are suitable for specific climate in an environmentally friendly way and their efficiency in variety selection would be increased and also they could expand the cultivation of suitable variety in their field as per need. Their selected varieties include cowpea, eggplant and tomato.

Reported by:
Md. Hamidul Islam
Project Coordinator, SoS Project
USS, Nilphamari.