Save Soil is a global movement launched by Sadhguru to address the soil crisis. It brings together people from around the world to support leaders of all nations in increasing the organic content in cultivable soil. Save Soil Ambassador Tseke Nkadimeng walked 10,000 km across South Africa to raise awareness about the campaign and will participate in the International Day of Yoga at the Wanderers Stadium on June 26.
Consul General Mahesh Kumar organised an event to commemorate the International Year of Millets 2023, as declared by the United Nations General Assembly. Millets are a superfood and have been consumed in Africa for over 8,000 years. They assist in preserving soil by having good roots for soil health. Millets were also used in harvest folk dances and plays by adults and children from various communities.
Nkadimeng believes that maize, which is the staple food of millions of locals, will not last long due to soil degradation. Millets can replace maize within the next decade and grow well in South African conditions. During his nine-month walk, Nkadimeng’s main diet was millets, and he believes that everyone can benefit from yoga, which he introduced to South Africans while raising awareness about saving soil.
The International Day of Yoga event aims to set a new record with 5,000 participants. It has been scheduled for convenience because the actual day falls on a weekday.