While interacting with the farmers Awangbou told them that the state government is ready to extend help and work together with hard working farmers.
While saying that there is huge demand for raw silk in the market and the raw silk materials can be bought either by the Sericulture department or by weavers, Newmai stated that the beneficiaries need not worry about the markets to sell their products.
Coffee is grown in the Northeast India under Agro-forestry which is said to produce quality coffee and coupled with traditional system of cultivation pans chemical inputs in the soil, the coffee can be categorized as ‘Default organic coffee’.
Standing crops (rice) were destroyed by the Airport Authority of India and the Manipur police on September 9, 10 and 11, 2020 at Ningombam village, Imphal West.
Rice scarcity seems inevitable in the near future and the farmers are spending sleepless nights due to the issue.