Sustainable Agriculture as a Means of Future Food ProductionJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2021-08-05
Authors : Deeptangshu Sarma;
Page : 750-756
Keywords : Sustainable Agriculture; Conventional Farming; Feeding; adoption;
Several studies have reported sustainable Agriculture as a means of future food production. The purpose of this study is to understand sustainable agriculture as a remedy to conventional method of farming. The study is completely based on secondary data. This research will provide us with the advantages of sustainable agriculture it has over traditional agriculture. It will explain us about the yield difference between the two, and weather sustainable agriculture can be a replacement to conventional agriculture in feeding the world population. The study also explains the reasons for low adoption of sustainable agriculture. Conventional farming is the most common method of cultivation practiced all over the world, but it is accompanied with a number of negative consequences. Sustainable agriculture is sustainable way of producing crops, which is based on conserving the environmental resources as well as producing surplus food to feed the people. Moreover, sustainable agriculture plays a pivotal role in minimizing the input requirement along with producing yield. It has the capacity to produce enough food in terms of Kcal/person/day, for the entire planet. Good governmental support along national policies will help sustainable farming achieve its ultimate goal of feeding the world population.
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