Eminent agriculture scientist M.S. Swaminathan has said that the ecological security of farm land is important and the responsibility lies with the farmers and the government.
Action party for Peoples Progress president John Lopez met Dr. Swaminathan at his institute Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation in Chennai on Tuesday.
Dr. Swaminathan advised diligent use of sea water, river water, rain water, recycled water. He said recycling of water and rain water harvesting should be made mandatory to secure water for the future. He was of the view that Cauvery water dispute should not be politicized.
Giving due importance to agriculture is one of the policies of Action Party for Peoples Progress.