Sustainable Pest Management for Food Safety and Security

Kumar Varun Vijay
Sargam Swami
Swati Kumari
Aabha

Abstract

On the global scale of food security and safety and the continuous growth of the population worldwide, potential agriculture production is pre requisite to meet the global demand in a sustainable manner. As, majority of world population belongs to developing and under developed countries where undernourishment is common, it needs keen attention of government, industry and consumer in procuring food in right proportion to every individual. In order to meet the per capita food requirement of vast population some degree of technological innovation should be effectuated such as adoption of biotechnological tools and the implementation of IPM (Integrated Pest Management) methods keeping in view the concerns of environment and public welfare. For the decade, climate change and uneven use of agrochemicals has equally affected the agricultural land, the produced food grain as well as human health. The irrational application of chemicals since 1960s to double the produce has definitely achieved the food requirement of the population to some extent but it has added serious health issues among every section of the country. Hence, to curb the global issue of pest management it requires active coordination among nation to speculate and devise the alternatives to overcome the future consequences of the present. Allocating the whole responsibility in one’s hand is precarious so it is the responsibility of every individual nation to speculate and derive better means to evaluate the sensitive issue of today to harness the healthy tomorrow. On the part of it, international organizations would play crucial role as they excel in capacities, they better manage and coordinate and take the leadership on behalf of the rest of the country.

How to Cite
Kumar Varun Vijay, Swami, S. ., Swati Kumari, & Aabha. (2021). Sustainable Pest Management for Food Safety and Security. AgroScience Today, 2(4), 0125-0127. Retrieved from https://agrosciencetoday.com/index.php/magazine/article/view/62