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There is a lot of hype surrounding organic food. But why do people say buying organic is so important and what should you know about organic food? Here’s what you need to know: Better for the floor It is undeniable that organic farming is much better for soil health than conventional farming. The The US …

TTD has entered into a contract with farmers engaged in natural and organic farming. With the aim of promoting organic farming, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) has initiated a “Sampradaya Bhojanam” (traditional meal) for the faithful. In this 14-course meal, the food will be made with ingredients from organic farming. Currently, this program is undergoing …

It costs tens of millions of dollars and takes many years to develop a genetically modified (GMO) plant variety. In areas where we need to solve hunger and poverty, that money would be spent much more productively on training, research and development in organic agriculture. Organic farming methods are often accused of being unsustainable and …

Mr. Ernest Aubee, Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, said half the world’s population was undernourished, with 3.4 billion people suffering from hunger, malnutrition and obesity. Aubee, who said so during a conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, identified agroecology presented as one of the means to ensure food …

The future of organic farming in Iran looks rather bright. To date, there are 43,000 ha of certified organic farmland. A high growth rate recorded in recent years suggests a rapid and considerable development of this sector. Due to the different climatic conditions across the country, Iran can produce a variety of crops and become …