On World Food Day at Thiruvananthapuram, Vayalraksha Sangamam, which brings together various agricultural and environmental organisations, associations, farmers, activists and students in Kerala to a single platform, will be held on 16 October 2015, the World Food Day, at Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala. Organised by
Kerala Jaiva Karshaka Samithi, the largest organisation of organic farmers in the state, the primary objective of the event is to demand to the Kerala Government, on the eve of World Food Day, to strongly implement Kerala
Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, 2008 without overturning it, for saving the state by protecting the remaining farmlands. The paddy cultivation which spanned 9 lakh hectares at the time of independence has shirked to a meagre 2 lakh hectares today.