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One day National Seminar on “Crop Diversity for Better Health” to be held on 15th November, 2019 at Central Auditorium, KAU

Thu, 24/10/2019 - 11:51am -- Research
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Announcement Issued by
Directorate of Research
Notification Reference No
R8/66209/2019
Date of Notification
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Content

The biodiversity of food crops is important as it is the foundation of sustainable food systems and resilient production systems. Kerala, the state known as a hotspot of biodiversity, is now facing an erosion of the diversity. The narrowing diversity base, threatens the sustainability of the system, affects the food safety, security and nutritional balance. From the side of farming community, crop diversification is the best risk management tool, as well.

Considering this scenario, KAU is organizing a one day National Seminar on “Crop Diversity for Better Health” at Central Auditorium, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara on 15/11/2019 at 10.00 am.

The seminar would create a platform for assessing the status, threats and interventions required for protecting the agro biodiversity for sustaining the system and ensuring the health and well being of the society.

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