The ninth Organic Kerala-2014 event, organised jointly by the Organic Kerala Charitable Trust, Rajagiri Outreach and Sacred Heart College, Thevara, will kick off near here on April 3.Addressing a press conference here, chairman of Organic Kerala-2014 M K Prasad said despite the emergence of the organic farming culture in the country, no serious steps to propagate this has been taken at the academic level.
He also said the farming development agencies have also not taken any efforts in this regard. If organic farming and food habits is encouraged, it will enhance the quality of public health as it will help prevent life style diseases. The production of organically produced products are also much safer, general convenor M M Abas said. Seminars will be organised as part of the event which will end on April 6.