Top 10 M.S. Swaminathan Quotes
1. "If agriculture goes wrong, nothing else will have a chance to go right."
2. "Agriculture is the backbone of the livelihood security system of nearly 700 million people in the country and we need to build our food security on the foundation of home grown food."
3. "The future of food security will depend on a combination of the ecological prudence of the past and the technological advances of today."
4. "We need to move from an economy of scale to an economy of scope in agriculture."
5. "Genetically engineered crops can play a role in increasing productivity and reducing pesticide use, but they must be used in a sustainable and equitable manner."
6. "Climate change is the biggest threat to food security today. We need to develop climate-resilient crops and farming practices."
7. "Empowering farmers is essential to achieving food security."
8. "We need to invest in agricultural research and development to ensure that we can meet the food needs of a growing population."
9. "Food security is a global challenge and we need to work together to solve it."
10. "Agriculture is not just about producing food; it is also about protecting our environment and ensuring sustainable development."