Soil Quality and Food Security

Poor soil management will erode food security #GS-03 Agriculture  For Prelims World Soil Day: World Soil Day (WSD) is annually observed on December 5. Theme: ‘Soils: Where food begins’ For Mains The importance of soil quality: Healthy soils support healthy plant growth to enhance both […]

Food fortification and Malnutrition

An Indian recipe to quell micronutrient malnutrition #GS-03 Food Security, #GS-02 Health For Prelims Stunting: Stunting is the share of children under five who have low height-for-age. It is the result of chronic or recurrent undernutrition. One third of all Indian children are suffering stunting. […]

India’s Push for Millets

India’s Push for Millets Context: At a pre-launch celebration of the International Year of Millets 2023 organised by the Ministries of Agriculture and External Affairs on Thursday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar named “Covid, conflict, and climate” as the world’s main food security challenges, and […]