Where does food come from? How does it give us energy? As children, we may have wondered, and observed that the answer to these questions is something that we walk on every day. Soil has and always will play a vital role not only in the environment but also in human nutrition. Nutrition is a… Continue reading Nutrition Starts from the Soil: Reaping What We Sow with Outgrow
Did you know that potato is the third-largest crop by volume in the world as well as in India? It has a unique combination of dry matter, edible protein and energy, and comes loaded with carbohydrates and other minerals. It is consumed by 2/3rd of the global population as their staple food and is grown… Continue reading How Potatoes Ensure Global Food Security
Food security is a priority for every country, considering the challenge of delivering sufficient food to the world’s population. The world population is estimated to touch 9 billion by 2050. ‘Zero Hunger’ and promoting sustainable agriculture ranks second in the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. However, currently around 690 million people… Continue reading Focus on Food, Not Just Agriculture
So, you thought that India had a food scarcity problem because we do not produce enough?