Sustainable Agricultural Practice
Agriculture has a big impact on the environmental footprint. Sustainable Agriculture implies farming utilizing sustainable techniques dependent on the economy through expanded efficiency while protecting the earth. It centers around advancing the economy through increased productivity while securing the environment. It is a practice that maximizes profitability while lessening environmental destruction.
Sustainable agriculture is characterized as an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will over the long term fulfill these needs:
Fulfill the human need for nourishment utilization.
Natural biological cycles and controls
Support the economic viability of farm activities
Improve ecological quality and the natural resource which the agriculture economy depends
Enhance the personal satisfaction for farmers and society all in all
Make the most productive utilization of non –renewable resources and on-farm resources and incorporate where suitable
Agriculture creation adds to sustaining the livelihoods of numerous households, especially in Africa. In spite of the significant roles it plays, a portion of the advanced farming adopted by most farmers presents a threat to the environment. Hostile biological system cultivating creates a condition that makes agricultural production expensive and this snares people in the future in the awful poverty cycle and rustic poor are the most impeded.
Conducting research to facilitates policy development
Sensitization on topics such as polycultures, urban agriculture, hydroponics and aquaponics, permaculture, etc.