Reshaping agriculture and nutrition linkages for food and nutrition security

Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) Sponsored Short Course on Reshaping Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages for Food and Nutrition Security is being organized at ICAR - Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (ICAR - CRIDA), Hyderabad during 17-26, November 2016. This publication is an outcome of compilation of lecture notes/book chapters of above short course and deals with the importance of current trends in Food Grains Production, Agri-food value chain markets, agriculture policies and pathways contributing to nutrition and health, policy imperatives for enhancing agricultural growth for ensuring nutritional security, food based approaches to combating micronutrient deficiencies, impact of diversification in agriculture, nutritional quality of organically grown food crops, opportunities for setting up of food processing industries of CFTRI technologies, macro, micro nutrient and toxic heavy metals interrelationship in soils, plants and human nutrition, scope of insect farming and entomophagy, primary and secondary processing of food grains for value addition, plant breeding cereals and legumes for high nutrition with climate resilience - ICRISAT experiences, enhancing potential of animal agriculture for food and nutritional security in India; tradeoffs and strategies, importance of horticultural crops for nutrition, role of natural anti-oxidants to manage oxidative stress in food crops, changing climatic conditions on uptake, utilization of major nutrients and effect on nutrient quality of food crops, bioinformatics in agriculture, food and nutrition etc.,

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