Zero Hunger

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Millets and Legumes for Sustainable Growth and Holistic Development

  • Abu Saadat
  • Lata I. ShuklaEmail author
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Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs): The Sustainable Development Goals constitute a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in 2015 for the year 2030. These goals are a part of Resolution 70/1 of the UN General Assembly’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Smart Food: Smart food is food for modern generations. It has high nutritive value and can be grown sustainably with fewer resources (e.g., chemical fertilizers).

Cultivation: Cultivation is the practice of growing, nurturing, and protecting something that has value for the human race.

Nutrition: Nutrition is a science that deals with the interactions between nutrients and other substances in food in relation to the maintenance, growth, reproduction, health, and disease of an organism. Nutrition includes food intake, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism, and excretion.

Micronutrients:Micronutrients are the essential elements required by an organism in small...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biotechnology, School of Life SciencesPondicherry UniversityKalapetIndia

Section editors and affiliations

  • Paschal Arsein Mugabe
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Engineering and Technology (COET)University of Dar es SalaamDar es SalaamTanzania