The XVI Agricultural Science Congress is being organized by the National Academy of Agriculture Sciences (NAAS). The congress will be hosted by the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Intitute (CMFRI), Kochi from 10 to 13th October 2023 in offline mode. The vanue of the congress is Hotel Le Meridien, Kochi, Kerala.The 16th ASC gathered mote than 1500 delegates from India and Abroad. Union minister of fisheries,Animal husbandry and Diarying,Parshottam Rupala inaugurated the 16th Agricultural Science Congress on 10th October at Kochi. The four-day,16th Agriculture Science Congress (ASC) gathered renowned Agricultural economists, scientists,policy makers,academicians,farmers and entrepreneurs in Kochi.The 16th ASC valedictory function was addressed by Dr.Himanshu Pathak, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education and Director General, Indian council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).
The theme of the Congress is “Transformation of Agri-food System for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals” with the increasing demand for food degrading environmental conditions and looming climate change challenges ,it becomes imperative that we transform our Agri-food Systems into sustainable enterprises to facilitate it’s benefits to be just, equitable and last for generation to come.