A two day workshop on Sustainable Agribusiness Livelihoods in Uttarakhand: Prospects and Opportunities was organized on October 8-9, 2015 in collaboration with Department of Agricultural Communication, College of Agriculture, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. The workshop was attended by more than 150 participants including farmers, SHG members, representatives from NGOs, Government and financial institutions, scientists and academicians. The participants shared their experience in implementing agriculture-based livelihood interventions and deliberated on issues of policy support and interventions. Apart from registering the presence of IIM Kashipur among the civil society in Uttarakhand, one of the tangible outputs of the workshop was initiation of long term relationships with some of the leading NGOs in the region.
The CoE on Sustainable Development partnered with Doon University for a National Conference on Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Livelihood on February 12, 2016 at Dehradun. The focus was on new initiatives and innovations in the fields of financial inclusion and sustainable livelihood.