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Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Ensuring against the backdrop of increasing demands for water and production would be on the agenda of an international conference to be held here from October 3 to 6.

'The Global Conference for Agriculture and Natural Resource' would be organised by the American Society of Agricultural and (ASABE) in collaboration with the Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE).

"The demand for water for agriculture and natural resources is expected to increase 20 per cent to meet the 70 per cent increase in production needed to feed 9.6 billion people in 2050," Indrajeet Chaubey, told reporters here today.

The event would bring together a variety of stakeholders, including researchers, farmers and policymakers, said Chaubey, in agriculture,

"faces many water challenges. However, is making significant progress to address these challenges and is eager to share this work on an international platform," said Indra Mani, and department head, agricultural engineering, Indian Agricultural Research Institute.

ASABE and ISAE are educational and technical organisations working for advancement of engineering and technology in agricultural, food, and

Observing that MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) is a strong point of Hyderabad, Telagana government's B Venkatesam said the event is being brought to the city as such events add to the tourism income and also to the host city's profile.

A Chandulal was present on the occasion.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 15:10 IST