AGRI Pagdandi International
AGRI-Pagdandi International (AGRI-PI) is an international network of academic institutes and experts that develops and delivers state-of-the-art capacity building solutions for public, private and non-governmental organizations and universities of the Asia-Pacific and African countries. Using well-researched learning techniques and problem-centered approach, PI provides an optimum learning environment through a combination of face-to-face, e-learning and field study activities. All learning activities are highly interactive and make optimum use of seminar lectures, group discussions, case studies and field studies at relevant public and private sector organizations and projects. PI’s knowledge network comprises of recognized international experts from reputed universities, institutes of technology and management, public and private sector organizations, certified professional trainers, case studies, and field study projects.
From 16th to 26th August 2017, the State Agricultural Marketing Board of the Government of Chhattisgarh accepted the AGRI-PI proposal for organizing the international study tour on the Best Practices in Food Sector Value Chain Development in Israel and Spain led by Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture, Government of Chhattisgarh. The study tour covered modern irrigation practices and technologies in Israel and various horticultural sector interventions in Spain.
Similarly, from 1st to 12th August 2015, AGRI-PI organized “International Study Tour on Best Horticultural Practices in USA and Participation in Horticultural Fairs in New Jersey” for NHM-Chhattisgarh. The 8-member study tour delegation was led by Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture, Government of Chhattisgarh and coordinated by Dr. Sahdev Singh, Executive Director, Pagdandi International. The primary aim of the international study tour was to identify key success factors of the horticulture sector that have developed USA as one of the largest exporters of vegetables, fruits and flowers. In addition, participants also visited several other relevant on-going projects and organizations in New Jersey, New York, Washington-DC and California to network with various stakeholders of the horticulture sector in USA and participated in the “Chaalo Gujarat Festival” held in August 2015.
Both regular (1-week) and customized (1-4 weeks) international study visit programs are offered to meet specific needs of clients in a highly competitive and cost-effective manner. AGRI-PI organizes international exposure tours in Israel, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Europe and USA for technology exposure, knowledge exchange, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, and conferences. AGRI-PI provides world-class facilities and logistics arrangements for a diverse range of international learning activities. Travel and accommodation are arranged according to the needs and budget of the participants.