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Addressing India’s Food Security

India relies on higher agricultural productivity to meet the increasing food demands of its growing population. The linkages between phosphorus—the macronutrient—and food security are well established. India, though, has depleting soil fertility, leading to a heavy dependence on the import of phosphorus. The European Union, Australia, and other import-dependent countries have pioneered efforts towards its sustainable use. India has still not made the much-needed shift in focus towards a clear policy on phosphorus. Creating awareness and sensitisation among key stakeholders is essential.
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