International Conference On 21st Century Challenges To Sustainable Agri Food Systems

International Conference On 21st Century Challenges To Sustainable Agri Food Systems
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International Conference On 21st Century Challenges To Sustainable Agri Food Systems

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International Conference On 21st Century Challenges To Sustainable Agri Food Systems by P G Chengappa And Ramesh Kanwar
Book Summary:

Of late, farming community in India has been facing new challenges of food and nutrition security, human health and structural adjustment to comply with WTO stipulations on the one hand and sustainable environment on the other. The overuse of fertilizers and chemicals, and depleting water resources are essentially threatening the sustainability of Indian agriculture. The slow growth of agriculture sector mainly due to stagnation in productivity growth is a grave concern for policy-makers and development planners. The key challenge to India’s agriculture in the 21st century in the wake of open global economy lies in designing, developing and managing agricultural systems that enable farmers to be efficient, equitable and sustainable in the bio-physical and socio-cultural environments.


Audience of the Book :
This book has deliberated on the key issues of sustainable agriculture in the context of emerging technologies, policies and institutions by promoting efficiency, equity and better management of natural resources.
 
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.Spread across 101 articles, the book broadly focuses on natural resource management, technological advancements, and economics, extension, policy and trade (EEPT).

2.Discusses key issues of sustainable agriculture by promoting efficiency, equity, and better management of natural resources.


Table of Contents:

1. Keynote

2. Natural Resource Management

3. Technology

4. Economic Extension Policy