Byproducts From Agriculture And Fisheries: A Journey Of Converting Waste To Wealth

Byproducts From Agriculture And Fisheries: A Journey Of Converting Waste To Wealth

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There is a potential to alleviate food scarcity by intelligently using the byproducts from agriculture, livestock and fisheries. Therefore, there is a need to utilize the byproducts from agriculture and seafood industry while continually cultivating these two industries. There is a wide range of products which can be manufactured using byproducts from agricultural and fishery wastes. The end products manufactured from fishery and agricultural byproducts include biofuels, building materials, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, etc. This book essentially contains a detailed discussion about environmental friendly approaches to develop value-added products in the domains of food security Internationally recognized author has contributed insightful and engaging chapters on a broad selection of plant and animal byproducts, discoursing the real-world business of byproduct retrieval within the dynamic contexts of fluctuating socio-economic distresses. This book can be used as a ready reference for all the readers who intend to get a deep insight into agricultural and fishery byproducts. Moreover, this book is also equipped with fundamental byproduct conversion technologies.

Prof. Saket Kushwaha, currently the Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University is specialized in resource management and sustainable agriculture development. After his higher studies from Banaras Hindu University, he joined Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, Nigeria in 1993 and taught various courses on Agriculture Economics and Management at undergraduate, post graduate and Ph.D. level. Prof. Kushwaha rose to the rank of Professor at ATBU in the year 1999 and in 2006 he joined Bananas Hindu University (BHU), India as professor in agriculture economics and became the Vice Chancellor of Lalit Narayan Mithila University for one term 2014-2017. He has more than 100 publications in national and international journals of repute, supervised 24 Ph.D. students and authored 17 books / book chapters. Prof Kushwaha is life member of 10 Professional Bodies and sits in the panel of editorial boards. Worked extensively in the field of Zero Emission Research Initiatives (ZERI) propagating the mission of sustainable development under the aegis of "Waste is Wealth" concept. He is also the recipient of 17 national and international awards which includes award from Sulabh International Gold Medal in 2016 for sanitation management. 27 years of teaching, research, extension and community service experience with 23 years in administration. Handled over 10 national and International projects majorly funded by World Banks. Coordinated USAID project on Cowpea Research Support Programme (CRSP) in Nigeria for 10 years from 1996 to 2006. Working with NGOs and mega agriculture farms for Green Farm Planning.