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Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran, Director- Sustainable Development Outreach, TERI

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Nanopesticides: A Sustainable Route to Arresting Crop Loss
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A silent crisis has enveloped the world as demands of the growing population for food continue to weigh heavily on food production and security. As per FAO estimates, the global population is expected to reach over 9.1 billion by 2050, a steep hike of 34% from the present, with the majority expected to be parked in developing nations.Correspondingly, atleast 3 billion tones (current 2.1 billion) are required to cope with the global annual cereal production demand.

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