Agricultural Extension and SDGs

  • Innovative Agricultural Extension Approaches
  • Extension & Poverty Alleviation
  • Education and Learning (ICT,HRD, M&E, Research etc)
  • Gender Equality and Empowerment
  • Eco System Sustainability
  • Water and Sanitation Management
  • Value Chain Management and Marketing

Food and Nutritional Security

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Household Nutritional Security
  • Enhancing the Agricultural Productivity and Production
  • Doubling the Incomes for Small Scale Farmers
  • Access, Affordability and Availability of Food
  • Consumption and Production pattern
  • Combating Malnutrition Among Vulnerable Groups

Sustainable Livelihoods

  • Farm Sector Livelihoods
  • Non-Farm Sector Livelihoods
  • Livelihood Concerns among Vulnerable Groups
  • Entrepreneurship Skill development for Livelihood generation

Adaptation & Resilience to Climate change

  • Socio economic Impact of Climate Change
  • Adaptation measures
  • ITKs & Farmer Innovations
  • Capacity Building and Institutional Structures
  • Extension for Climate Smart Agriculture
  • Climate Change Agro Advisories

Peace and Wellbeing of Farming Communities

  • Farmer Distress
  • Stress Management
  • Ethics and Values in Extension
  • Psycho - Social and Spiritual awareness
  • Quality Standards of Service delivery
  • Farmers Welfare policies and measures
  • Lifestyle Management
  • The participants may submit conceptual, review, research and case study based papers relevant to the themes/sub-themes. An abstract of about 400 words may be sent latest by 30th March, 2017.
  • The full length paper (4000 words) needs to be submitted latest by 30th March 2017 along with registration fee. The Abstract/Paper should be sent by Email:
  • The full length papers will be evaluated by the Technical Committee constituted for this purpose. Only selected papers which are of direct policy/operational relevance preferably incorporating case studies would be given due consideration for an oral presentation.