FICCI Agriculture Summit: Event focuses on sustainability

ficci agriculture summit event focuses on sustainability

Sumary of FICCI Agriculture Summit: Event focuses on sustainability:

  • Adopting a sustainable approach in agriculture should involve meeting the demand of key stakeholders including farmers, consumers as well as ecology, said Ashok Dalwai, CEO, National Rainfed Agriculture Authority at the recently organised FICCI Agriculture Summit.
  • Dalwai said there was a need to move from primary to secondary agriculture by reducing food waste, increasing shelf life, connecting to the markets, meeting different tastes and preferences.
  • “We must also now focus on ecosystem-based agriculture (EBA), which goes beyond integrated farming systems (IFS).
  • The difference between EBA and IFS or ILS (integrated livelihood system) is that it considers the need for a participative approach to the practice of agriculture,” Dalwai said.
  • Tapping India’s potentialSudhanshu, Secretary, APEDA, complimented FICCI on acknowledging the industry for the initiatives taken towards farmer income enhancement.
  • Also read: Indian agri on the cusp of disruption, says Bain research reportThe FICCI-YES Bank Knowledge Report, ‘India beyond 75: Envisioning Smart &
  • The winners of the FICCI Sustainable Agriculture Awards 2021 were also felicitated at the event, a release said.

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