NE set to be global organic agriculture hub

April 5, 2017 0 Comments

GUWAHATI: Sikkim and Mizoram are two states in the region that have embraced organic farming in a big way by saying no to chemical fertilizers and pesticides, while Meghalaya has started discovering the benefits of green farms and is discouraging the use of chemicals. Given the low usage of chemicals in farming in the whole of the northeast, policy-makers have decided to make the entire region a global organic agriculture hub.