World Food Trust is organizing a one-day seminar on 'Sustainable Agriculture and India's Food Security' on 28 October 2021 at Silver Oak, Habitat World, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Considering the dire necessity of the times and need to set the ball rolling not just for serious discussions but moving towards taking concrete measures, the World Food Trust is organizing this seminar, where serious discussions will be carried out by representatives of the various relevant departments connected with the Central and some State Governments as well as academicians and representatives from the private sector.
During the day-long seminar, the Department of Agriculture of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka and the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority will share their own experiences and steps taken towards the development of Sustainable Agriculture reducing food insecurity. Senior representatives of institutions like FSSAI, NIFTEM, BIS, National RainFed Area Authority, besides experts, academicians and representatives from the private and public sectors, are likely to join heads to discuss and culminate on a result-oriented approach to lead India towards achieving SDGs and total food security before 2030.
Some important topics and panel discussions that would be covered in the one-day seminar include:
Increasing the farmer's income: trends and agenda-setting; opportunities & challenges
Food technology, food processing, value addition, food fortifications, supply chain
Enabling Business in Agriculture via Ecosystem-based adaptation for sustainable food security (EbA via EbA for sustainable food security)
Sahi Fasal and catch the rain
Water Resources Management in the Ganges Basin
Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (Case Study)
Model state Karnataka State (case study)
Andhra Pradesh: India's first Zero Budget Natural Farming state
Agribusiness and rural transformation
According to Aziz Haider, head of Communications at the World Food Trust, the objective of this seminar is to generate significant action and progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainability in rural areas. He adds, "The seminar hopes to succeed in identifying solutions, people and issuing a call for action at all levels of the agriculture, tourism, food system, including central and state governments, companies and citizens."
Details of the Seminar
Topic – Sustainable Agriculture and India's Food Security
Date – 28 October 2021
Time – 9:15 AM onwards
Place – Silver Oak, Habitat World, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
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