India has all the potential to become a regional leader when it comes to the production of quality flowers and vegetables. India is also conservative and entrepreneurs often traditional. Full potential has not been reached yet and will it in 5-10 years from now?
In the next two weeks for Jungle Talks to India Agricultural Counsellor Michiel van Erkel will present a general overview of the current horticultural sector in India. Afterwards, Manish Jain, CEO of KF Bioplant and KF Bioseeds will zoom in India’s flower production market and cooperation with foreign partners.
Robert de Bos, Director at Bangalore Plants First has been giving technical assistance to Indian growers for more than 20 years. He’ll share his insights in how to bring local production skills to a higher level. Uday Bhat, Director of Koppert Biological Systems in India will update the audience on the use and implementation of biological crop protection and bio stimulants.
During the second episode on December 23, presenter Ed Smit and his guests will zoom in on some of the challenges in horticulture in India and how to tackle them.
Thursday 16 December & Thursday 23 December 2021 (16.00 – 17.00 hrs CET) at Paprika Tasty Radio.
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