International Training on Mulberry Silkworm Seed Production Technology

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In order strengthen the Silkworm Seed Production Networks in Member Countries, ISC has organized a 10 days intensive training on Mulberry Silkworm Seed Production Technology at Bangalore, India during 17-26 September 2018. The training was conducted in the Silkworm Seed Production Centre of the National Silkworm Seed Organization, Central Silk Board, Bangalore, India. 22 trainees from 11 Member Countries have attended the training. The participating countries were; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Egypt, Ghana, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Romania, Thailand, and Uzbekistan. The entire expenses related to the training like; international travel, accommodation, food, training cost, etc. were met by International Sericultural Commission.
The training programme was inaugurated by the Mr. Takayuki KITAGAWA, Hon’ble Consulate General of Japan in Bangalore on 17 September 2018 in a brief function held in the campus of Central Silk Board, Madiwala, Bangalore.
The trainees were exposed to the various intricate aspects of silkworm seed production through theoretical and practical classes. Besides, the trainees were also shown to the sericulture areas and facilities in and around Bangalore and Mysore to understand the successful model of commercial sericulture being practised in India.

Friday, October 12, 2018