The biodiversity of food crops is important as it is the foundation of sustainable food systems and resilient production systems. Kerala, the state is known as a hotspot of biodiversity, is now facing an erosion of diversity. The narrowing diversity base threatens the sustainability of the system, affects food safety, security and nutritional balance. From the side of a 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.
eminent speakers of national and international stature are to handle important sessions like Nutritional security through diversity, Customised food for better health, Public health issues in Kerala and linkage with the agricultural sector, Agrobiodiversity and human health.
The seminar creates a platform for assessing the status, threats and interventions required for protecting the biodiversity for sustaining the system and ensuring the health and well being of the society.
Who can Attend?
The participants include planners, academicians, researchers, policy-makers, entrepreneurs, students, and officials from related departments and stakeholders.
How to Register?
- There is no registraton fee for the participants. Interested faculty members and faculty members from recognized universities/ colleges can register for this seminar.
- Applications should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The last date of registration is November 5, 2019.
Phone Number: 0487-2438101
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