New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013
Advancing Eco-Agriculture, a commercial agriculture supply company that believes healthy plants can be resistant to disease and insect pests, discusses a new study that suggests sustainable farming practices could help in the fight against world hunger.
According to a September 24th, 2013 article published by Take Part titled “U.N. Report Says Sustainable Agriculture is the Key to Feeding the World,” a new study conducted by the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development found that “organic, low input, small-scale agriculture could help solve the world’s hunger problem and remedy climate change.”
Michael Altieri, one of the researchers that wrote the report, says the majority of current farming practices revolve around industrial methods. These produce “biomass, which is for cattle, biotech crops and biofuels” and, in the long run, will not help to end the global hunger epidemic.
John Kempf, CEO of Advancing Eco-Agriculture, is hopeful that this report will spur policy makers into action. “The report goes into detail about how implementing ‘small scale organic farms’ can result in less waste and soil depletion, which could have a very strong impact on a number of key issues, such as food sustainability and climate change. The key to rebuilding food security is to revitalize local agrarian cultures, which leads to food security and a viable economy on the local level.”
Advancing Eco-Agriculture (AEA) provides the agricultural community with a complete line of products and consultative services based on the sound scientific principles that healthy plants with a functional immune system can be resistant to damage from disease and insects. Our technologies and services afford farmers the ability to grow healthier crops, regenerate soil health and improve farm economics. Our mission is to help farmers produce healthy, pest resistant, and extra high yielding crops by using systems based on providing complete plant nutrition.