There is considerable debate on this topic among Parliament Members and Farmers Organisations. We should try to develop regulations which will represent a win-win situation both for farmers and farming and national development goals. For this purpose, three prerequisites are essential. They are safeguarding our food security system, strengthening the livelihood security of farm families, and acquisition for a public purpose and not for private profit.
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) established in 1988 is a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M S Swaminathan, agriculture scientist with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987.