Realizing the urgent need to revamp the rural agricultural scenario to turn the farming into a productive activity, RICAREA have organized a two days’ National Seminar on Integrated Farming Systems for Sustainable Agriculture and Enhancement of Rural Livelihoods on the 13th and 14th December 2015 in collaboration with the ICAR and National Academy for Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) at Rajendranagar in Hyderabad. The Proceedings of the National seminar was published under the title “Integrated Farming Systems for Sustainable Agriculture and Enhancement of Rural Livelihoods” and dedicated to the memory of Late Dr. M.V.S. Sastry who was the founder Member, the first General-Secretary, President and Honorary President of RICAREA.

ACTIVITIES OF RICAREA

• Publication of Newsletter covering topics of Scientific, administrative and health interests.
• Organizing special seminars of topical interest.
• Rendering voluntary advice to the farming community, various input agencies and public/ private sector organizations.
• Work for welfare of the Members.
• Honouring senior Members on the Annual Day of the Association conducted every year
• Honouring outstanding Scientists for their lifetime achievemen through conferring biannually M.S. Swaminathan Award association with M/S Nuziveedu Seeds Pvt. Ltd.