New Delhi: The 2nd meeting of the Agriculture Working Group (AWG) under India’s G20 Presidency began in the ‘City Beautiful’ on Wednesday. On the first day of this three-day agriculture representative meeting, representatives of different countries expressed their views on the development of food market at the international level.
Representatives of Sherpa Tracks under G20 countries are participating in the conference. The objective of the conference is to bring G20 member countries together to work towards a sustainable future for agriculture and food security. Four important issues related to agriculture will be discussed: food security, sustainable agriculture, inclusive agriculture value chain, and digitization.
The event will bring together 19 member countries, 10 invited countries and representatives from 10 international organizations to discuss food security and nutrition. A Food Festival of Millets will be organized on March 30, followed by a gala dinner at Sukhna Lake and Yadavindra Garden on March 31. Abhilaksh Likhi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said, “The main objective of G20 is food security and nutrition, sustainable agriculture with smart approach towards climate, inclusive agricultural value chain and food system and the present challenge of digitization
is to build a consensus for agricultural transformation.