A Workshop on Healthy soils – Safe food – Livelihoods
Food is nutrition. Nutritious food gives strength – immunity and prevents diseases and deficiencies. Hence, nutritious food is safe and is a basic need. As a consumer, everyone have the CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT to choose safe food. But, today we have shifted to the industrial mode of agriculture involving unsafe agrochemicals and controversial Genetically Modified Crops and hence our food is unsafe. The poisonous agrochemicals are feeding our food crops. We are consuming these food crops and this is the route cause of ill health.
Dr. Claude Alvares, Director of Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI) is presiding this event. Organic Farmers, concerned consumers, dieticians and food analysts, scientists, Department officials, Institutions involved in safe food campaigns, legal experts, artists and people representatives will take part in this event. A committee will be formed during the event to take this forward. Please do be part of this committee.