Vertical Farming Conference Bangalore, India

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Date(s) - 02/11/2015 - 03/11/2015
08:30 - 17:30

The Taj West End


Vertical Farming Conference Bangalore, India

Taking food production to new heights

 Bangalore, India – Nov 2nd & 3rd 2015

Brought to you by
AVF, Association for Vertical Farming e.V.
VFA,  Regional Chapter India

In collaboration with
Horticulture Producers Society
Bavarian Indian Center for Economics and Higher Education
Sponsored by
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The AVF and its Regional Chapter India have partnered with the Horticulture Producers Society India to offer you a two day event focused on Vertical Farming technologies, businesses and case studies.

If you are interested in attending, speaking or sponsoring please contact us.

The AVF’s focus on India is driven by staggering facts that India’s arable land is often contaminated, overused, yields are endangered by droughts or floods. India only has 4% of the worlds sweet water reserves. Three-quarters of the sewage water is not purified, most of the water flowing through urban areas is unsuitable for drinking or fishing. 80% of India’s water resources are used by agriculture. It is estimated that 590 million people will live in Indias urban areas by the year 2030 – they will need to be fed with safe and sustainable resource saving methods. VF is a promising new business field which will create new jobs in cities and will be an important technology for the development of sustainable resilient city concepts. The AVF sees India, with its technological expertise, urban expansion, and existing indoor farming knowledge as a critical player in the global development of sustainable vertical farming.

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Conference venue will be the:

The Taj West End
#25 Race Course Road
Bangalore – 560 001
Karnataka, India

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For special rates on rooms please contact us.

Keytopics: Indian agriculture at a glance, Financing innovation in Agriculture, Setting up demo projects in India, Glimpse of Horticulture in India, Food for Thought, Smart VF home solutions and others.

Confirmed Speakers:
  1. Dr.Krishna Kumar DDG Govt. of India
  2. Dr.S. Ayyappan Secretary DARE DG ICAR Govt. of India
  3. Dr.D.P.Biradar Vice Chancellor Univ. of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad
  4. Mike Virmeij , Director CERTHON (Netherlands)
  5. Zjef Van Acker, AVF & Ghent Urban Farming (Belgium)
  6. Stuart Oda, Partner Alesca Life (China)
  7. Dr. Richard Stone
  8. Sharath Kumar CEO Director, Werner Finley Climate Control Container
  9. Dr. G L Bansal (Hydroponics to Vertical Farming)
  10. Kukku Joseph Jose (India)
  11. Mr. Vijay Yelmelle, Aquaponics
  12. Mr. Praveen Sharma CRAFT
  13. M Prabhu, MD, Karnataka Udyogf Mitra
  14. Lt Col (Retd) Suresh Rege, Chairman Mailhemm, Captive Renewable Energy
  15. Lt Col C V Prakash HydroponicsPraveen Sharma CRAFT11
  16. Rajeev Chawla, Secretary (Hort) Govt of Karnataka
  17. Mohan Bajikar Director VFA


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