sustainable agriculture


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sustainable agriculture

[sə‚stān·ə·bəl ′ag·rə‚kəl·chər]
(agriculture)
An integration of traditional, conservation-minded farming techniques with modern scientific advances that maximizes use of on-farm renewable resources instead of imported and nonrenewable resources, while earning a return that is large enough for the farmer to continue in an ecologically harmless, regenerative way.
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Islamabad -- Food Security Committee of the Economic Cooperation Organization here on Monday called upon the members states to developing coherent strategies for sustainable agriculture development in the member states for achieving food security.
France has remained at the top of the 2017 Food Sustainability Index (FSI), thanks to high scores across the FSI's three pillars of food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture, and nutritional challenges.
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Sustainable agriculture is a term that continues to gain prominence in the agricultural sector but not without lots of misunderstanding, controversy and challenges.
The initiative is in line with the National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture and the National Agriculture Development Programme of India.
The two-day conference will develop a roadmap for food security in the Sultanate by finding and raising awareness about food security and sustainable agriculture, as well as identifying the nutritional and economic value of pulses, and the possibility of investment and innovation in this sector in the fields of agriculture, production and manufacturing.
Religion and Sustainable Agriculture includes fifteen selections from leading scholars in the areas of religion, anthropology, environmental science, and sustainability, among other fields.
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FAO director general Jose Graziano da Silva said in a statement that food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture were key to achieving the entire set of SDGs by 2030.
As dean of the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and a member of the president's cabinet, Redding provided leadership for all academic-related matters including program development, evaluation, faculty development, strategic planning and budgeting for: agribusiness, animal science, crop science, dairy science, environmental science, equine management, food science, food technology, horticulture, landscape architecture, landscape contracting and management, restaurant and food service management, sustainable agriculture systems and turf management.

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