Vendors, representing local food industries, handicraft, manufacturers of organic fertilizers, clothes and several other products, have exhibited their produce for the customers at the makeshift market premises, in addition to the carrying out of candid chats with the experts of the Jorhat-based renowned research institutes CSIR-NEIST and Rain Forest Research Institute
Vikas Rana of the Rain Forest Research Institute
, in Assam, India, and colleagues point out that research has shown that modern food habits have, it seems, led to an increase in the incidence of obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and type 2 diabetes.
The Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI), Jorhat, recently organised a conference to discuss ways to promote the commercial cultivation of bamboo and its management, its use as an inter-crop and the propagation of bamboo in the region.
The Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat, and Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, had jointly organised the conference.