India: NITI Aayog holds national-level consultation on natural farming

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To leverage several environmental as well as socio-economic and benefits of natural farming, NITI Aayog has organized a two-day national-level consultation with relevant stakeholders.

The consultation was held to highlight the role of natural farming in enhancing farmers’ welfare, consumer health, boosting food security and nutrition.

Indian Agriculture Minster Mr Narendra Singh Tomar noted that natural farming has been practised in the country over the centuries, and appreciated the policy think tank’s efforts to lead the implementation of natural farming across the nation.

NITI Aayog VC Dr Raijv Kumar mentioned India looks forward to the implementation of natural farming as a “jan andolan.”