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SEAVEG 2016: Vegetable Southeast Asian Vegetable Symposium 2016

The third in the pace setting series of symposia; SEAVEG, will focus on improved nutrition and livelihoods, and will be held in Bangi Selangor, Malaysia, 13-15 Se ptember 2016.  [more..]

3rd All Africa Horticultural Congress (AAHC 3): Horticulture for Improved Livelihoods from 7-12 August 2016, at Ibadan, Nigeria.

We take pleasure in informing you that the 3RD ALL AFRICA HORTICULTURAL CONGRESS (AAHC 3) will take place from 7-12 August 2016, at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Ibadan.  [more..]


The Regional Symposium on “Sustaining Small Scale Vegetables and Marketing Systems for Food and Nutrition” was held from 25th -27th February 2014 at Hotel Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao, Bangkok, Thailand.  [more..]

BRC-2013 : PNASF Organizes the Late B.R. Sen Memorial Lectures and Book-Release Ceremony

In the series of organizing Memorial Lectures and Book-Release Ceremony, the PNASF, laid yet an another mile stone by organizing Late B.R. Sen Memorial Lectures and Book Release Ceremony of the book “The Basics of Human Civilization - Food, Agriculture and Humanity, Volume-I-Present Scenario” on February 04, 2013 at Raj Bhawan, Bangalore. [more..]


The PNASF, VEGINET and UAS, Bangalore along with other National and International Organizations have planned to organize the International Conference on Horticulture (ICH-2009).The Organizing Committee has a great pleasure in inviting all the scientists, students, policy makers, progressive farmers and other stake holders of horticulture sector to the ICH-2009 on Horticulture for Livelihood Security and Economic Growth, which will be held in Bangalore from 9th to 12th November, 2009. [more..]


The FAO and PNASF organized the first international workshop on Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture for Asian countries on 29th June – 2nd July, 2005 at Bangalore. The official proceedings is available either with the AGPC, FAO, Rome or PNASF, Bangalore. [more..]



The new book entitled "Food Security and Vegetables - A Global Perspective" was released by His Excelelncy Shri T.N. Chaturvedi, the Governor of Karnataka in the presence of Guests of Honour Shri. H.K. Patil, Honorable Minister for Agriculture, Shri T.B. Jayachandra, Honorable Minister for Food and Civil Supplies and Shri K.B Koliwad, Honorable Minister for Rural Water Supply and Rural Development Engineering Division and Externally Aided Projects and the eminent professors and scientists and other participants during the Book Release Ceremony (BRC-2004) at Raj Bahvan, Bangalore on 5th March, 2004. [more..]


International Conference on Vegetables November 11-14, 2003 The Conference was successfully completed and the full proceedings was published in CD Rom format and distributed to all participated during March, 2003. The summary Proceedings is enclosed. The CD ROM is available on sale. [more..]


Release of the PNASF News

During Book release ceremony of the book “Food Security and Vegetables- A global Perspective” held on March 05, 2004 at Raj Bhawan, Bangalore the Inaugural issue of the official News-letter of PNASF; a half yearly publication 'PNASF NEWS' was released by Shri. H.K. Patil, Honorable Minister for Agriculture, Government of Karnataka, who highlighted the importance of this publication. [more..]

Release of the book

  • "Food Security and Vegetables - A Global Perspective" edited by Prem Nath, P.B. Gaddagimath and O.P. Dutta published by Dr. Prem Nath Agricultural Science Foundation, Bangalore was officially released by His Excellency Shri. T.N. Chaturvedi, the Governor of Karnataka at Raj Bhavan, Bangalore on March 05, 2004. [more..]
  • "Vegetable Crops – Improvement and Production" authored by Dr. Prem Nath, Dr. V.K. Srivastava, Dr. O.P. Dutta and Dr. K.R.M. Swamy published by the Prem Nath Agriculture Science Foundation, Bangalore was released by Shri M.V. Rajasekharan, Honourable Union Minister of State for Planning, Government of India on 18th November, 2007 at the Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra (GKVK), University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore during the award’s presenting ceremony of Krishi Mela – 2007 organized by the University. [more..]
  • “Foods and Nutrition” authored by Dr. K.G. Ahuja, Dr. Prem Nath and Dr. K.R.M. Swamy and published by PNASF and Studium Press, New Delhi was released by Shri S.A. Ravindranath during the International Conference on Horticulture (ICH-2009) was held in Bangalore, Karnataka State, India during November 9, 2009. [more..]
  • “Horticulture and Livelihood Security” edited by Prem Nath and P.B. Gaddagimath and jointly published by Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur and PNASF, Bangalore was released by Dr. Hans Raj Bhardwaj, H.E. the Governor of Karnataka on September 25, 2010 at Raj Bhawan, Bangalore. [more..]

Launching of Nutrition Project ‘ Biological Science and Nutrition Project for School Children‘ (PNASF/MHPS/2005):

On this occasion, the Nutrition Project funded by PNASF, Bangalore with the basic objective of spreading awareness and to educate malnourished urban children on importance of plants, nutrition and nutrition security was launched by Shri M.V. Rajasekharan, Honorable Minister. About 100 selected students belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) urban families will be involved in growing vegetables, fruits and flowers by themselves from seeding to fruiting under the guidance of the horticulturist provided by the PNASF. [more..]

Launching of the project ‘Promotion of Rural Women Self Help Group Through Dairy Development’ (PNASF/ SUN/WD-SHG/2005) :

Focusing on providing livelihood security in disadvantaged areas covering both economic growth and human development in terms of establishing and expanding the sources of employment and income within and allied to agricultural sector / rural non – farm sector, a new project on “Promotion of Rural Women Self Help Group Through Dairy Development” was launched by PNASF, Bangalore on March 31, 2007 at Itaka Dibbana Halli (I. D. Halli) village in Madhugiri taluka of Tumkur district. [more..]

Social Gatherings:

PNASF organizes social events from time to time for the benefit of staff and the expert members. [more..]


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