Collaborations

KVK collaborates with a number of institutions for serving the farmers in a better way. The institutions / agencies with whom KVK is collaborating and the nature of collaboration is as follows:

Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA): 

                 As part of KVK-ATMA programmes, KVK conducts various trainings and method demonstrations for progressive farmers. KVK also attends ATMA Monthly Technology Advisory (MTA) meetings, ATMA General Body & AMC meetings. It provides technical support in formulating printed Monthly technology advisories. It also participates in the ATMA technology week celebrations. KVK also provides technology backstopping for ATMA projects.  

 

Technology week celebrations- Muvattupuzha

                      

             Trainings being conducted by KVK  experts

District Administration/Collectorate:

The district collector being the chairman of Pokkali Development Agency used to consult KVK regarding technical issues in Pokkali farming.

Kerala Agricultural University (KAU): Biocontrol agents, Seeds, meetings

KVK conducts various on farm testings of the newly developed vegetable varieties as well as conducts front line demonstrations for popularizing the proved new varieties released by University. The KVK started supplying bio control agents viz., pseudomonas, trichoderma, beauveria and verticilium produced at the Rice Research Station of KAU through its sales counter. The vegetable seeds purchased in bulk from ATIC of KAU at Mannuthy, Thrissur are packed in convenience packs and supplied through KVK sales counter.  KVK also attends the  various  Research and  Extension Advisory Committee meetings.

Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA), Kochi

KVK associates with GCDA for organising various trainings and awareness programmes for agricultural development of Kochi.