on Dec12

By Dr. Shuja -ul-Rehman This paper is listed as a resource on the FSN forum of the FAO . Food Insecurity often comes into focus on the occurrence of starvation deaths and malnutrition on a large scale as has often been witnessed in several states of India. A false sense of security may often prevail […]


World Day to Combat Desertification 17 June 2008

on Jun17

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Theme for 2008 Combating land degradation for sustainable agriculture ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Credits : UNEP, UNCCD and green hopes. The 2008 World Day to Combat Desertification is celebrated under the theme, ‚ÄúCombating land degradation for sustainable agriculture.‚ÄĚ The issue is a real challenge in the modern society, both in developed and developing countries, as land degradation cannot […]


Sustainable Agriculture-Assured Food Security

on May5

For centuries man has been practising sustainable agriculture without any major damage to the environment.Increase in demand led to industrialisation and intensification of cultivation and livestock rearing. Mixed farming has almost faded and given way to stall feeding for livestock, indiscriminate use of chemical fertilisers for crop cultivation.Health hazards apart these practices are increasingly contributing […]

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