Value addition was the keyword of a webinar organised by Malayala Manorama on the ‘Revival of agriculture post COVID’ on Friday. Kerala Agriculture Minister V S Sunilkumar, speaking right at the beginning of the discussion, made it clear that value addition is the way forward for sustainable farming in the state. All the panellists, including former bureaucrats, agriculturists and academicians, shared the optimism that there is a lot of scope for the youth to invest their ideas and talent in the field of agriculture. “The current scenario is highly suitable for the youth to try their hands at agriculture,” Sunilkumar said. Explaining the concept of value addition, the minister said Kerala should explore the potentials to make value-added products from crops like coconut, banana, pineapple etc which are widely cultivated in the state. A key suggestion made by him was that the state has to amend the list of plantation crops and add fruits like avacado and mangostin in the category. He also talked about the government’s Subhiksha Keralam project aimed at making the state self-reliant in the production of food crops. Dr K N Harilal, member, state planning board, highlighted the issue of land use in the state. He… Read full this story
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