The five-day North-east Agri Expo begins at Dimapur on Wednesday with DoNER minister B K Handique inaugurating the mega event being held on the theme ‘prosperity through agriculture’.
Hosted by the Nagaland government in partnership with industry body FICCI, the event will showcase the present activities and future prospects of agri and allied sectors in all the eight NE states.
Besides the NE states, neighbouring countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal are also participating in the second edition of the expo.
Officials said main objectives of holding the expo is to transform the agri and allied sectors into sustainable industries and agro business in the region.
Various central ministries, institutions under ICAR, agricultural universities and private sectors would take part in the event.