CSKHPAU and JICA sign service agreement to evaluate impact of Crop Diversification
CSK H.P. Agriculture University's Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension Education & Rural Sociology and Project Director, Himachal Pradesh Crop Diversification Promotion Project (HPCDP), Japan International Cooperation Agency -Overseas Development Assistance (JICA-ODA) signed a service agreement worth Rs. 8.57 lakh on 26 September.
Under the agreement, the university will evaluate the impact of this ambitious project running in five districts namely Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi, and Una of the state. The agreement envisages investigating the impact of the project in enhancing the incomes of the farmers in these districts through agricultural diversification and creation of related infrastructure.