Andhra to setup global knowledge centre on natural farming

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu  announced setting up of a global knowledge centre on natural farming at Amaravati, which could be a leading centre in the world in promoting natural farming that would take on the climate change to the benefit of humanity. He invited experts in the field to guide the his government in this endeavour for the benefit of humanity at large.

The zero budget natural farming (ZBNF), which is also known as organic farming, is slowly catching all over world, Naidu said and added that but in India, it is spreading fast due to the initiative taken by the AP government. He said in India the organic farming registered the growth of 0.6 per cent while the world average is 0.5 per cent and the Asian average is only 0.3 per cent.