AITM News and Events >> B. Tech Biotechnology students visit to ICIMOD Knowledge Park

 
International Center for Mountain Development (ICIMOD) Knowledge Park at Godawari was established in 1990 and spreading over 30 hectares of land. The park operates on the concept of Seeing is the Believing. The students of AITM, Department of Biotechnology, Fifth Semester (2014 Batch) and Seventh Semester (2013 batch) accompanied by two Lecturers, Mr. Rabin Shrestha and Mr. Mahesh Maharjan visited ICIMOD Knowledge Park, Godawari on April 11, 2017 as a part of Environmental Biotechnology subject Field Visit. The students were briefed about different environmental activities that are going on in the Park. The students were briefed about mushroom cultivation specially that of Shitake Mushroom and its medicinal values. They also briefed on organic farming and medicinal values of different plants. They were also demonstrated on agricultural technologies for organic farming and soil management techniques to improve the soil quality. They were informed on the production and uses Bio Briquettes as alternative energy. The students observed the vermin-composting process and rain water harvesting technique in the Park.

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