Wholesome and sustainable food regimen will assist enhance water assets, says World Meals Prize Laureate

Hyderabad: A healthy and sustainable diet that is beneficial to health will also have an impact on the environment and will also help reduce greenhouse gases, improve water resources and help strengthen biodiversity, said Dr. Rattan Lal, winner of the 2020 World Food Prize, which is considered the Nobel Prize for Agriculture.

“If the diet is wrong, the medicine is of no use. If the diet is right, no medicine is required, ”he said about the Indian Cropping System at BIO AGRI-2021, an organic agribusiness event that began Thursday evening in Hyderabad.

He virtually attended the event and said that healthy soil equates to healthy eating, which in turn equates to healthy people and healthy ecosystems. During his career spanning more than five decades, Dr and has promoted food security and the rescue of thousands of acres of natural tropical ecosystems.

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Dr. Praveen Rao, vice chancellor of Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, said ecosystem services such as food, water purification, carbon sequestration, soil stabilization and recreation are human benefits from nature. An MoU for mutual cooperation and collocation will be signed between the university and BIPA, he said.

Dr. KRK Reddy, president of the Bio Agri Input Producers Association (BIPA), which organizes the event, said the industry panel is working towards the use of biological technologies, which include bio-pesticides, bio-stimulants, bio-fertilizers and environmental products for sustainable management Agriculture in India. The event will focus on innovation, services and delivery systems, biodiversity restoration and sustainable agriculture. Over 150 delegates from all over India and abroad take part in the event.

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