Hyderabad will host the second National Spice Conference on 18-19 of  November: WSO wins food security and farmers’ incomes

The World Spice Organization (WSO) will host the second National Spice Conference (NSC) in Hyderabad on November 18 and 19. As a technical partner of the All-India Spice Exporters Forum (AISEF), WSO aims to provide a crucial forum for discussions in the Indian spice industry by promoting collaboration between growers, FPOs and spice producers and traders.  WSO organizes the conference in cooperation with GIZ and  the sustainable business initiative IDH. The event’s sustainability partner is the Rainforest Alliance. This year’s NSC revolves around the theme “Food Safe Spices: A Way Forward for Stable and Sustainable Income”. The conference will discuss in detail all the nodes and aspects of the spice supply chain, offering a 360° perspective on food safety and its positive  income and bottom line. The business-focused segment includes sessions on ‘Increasing Incomes through Sustainable and Green Practices and Technology-Based Agriculture’, ‘Food Safety and Compliance’, ‘Financing Opportunities for Farmers/FPOs’, ‘Better Input Management and Productivity Improvement’ and ‘Innovative’, ‘Processes and Market Trends’. 

  Ramkumar Menon, President of the World Spice Organization, said “Building on the findings of the previous NSC, this year we are focusing on the positive impact of food security on the incomes and yields of the farming community. Through the conference, we hope  to promote food safe spices and sustainable income for farmers. The future of the food and agricultural sector depends on increasing and stabilizing farmers’ incomes, which is important for several reasons. differently. The stability  of farm incomes in various situations can increase the economy. viability and sustainability of farms and ensure food production for a growing population with increasing food demand. The conference will focus on how food security increases the quality and profitability of spice farmers.    FPOs and NGOs participating in the event  represent nearly 25,000 farmers associated with the National Sustainable Spice Program (NSSP), another flagship program of the World Spice Organization, which aims to increase production of food-safe and sustainable spices in India and ensure market access for such sustainably produced products.

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