Berlin Current Affairs
The 10th edition of Global Forum for Food & Agriculture was held in Berlin, Germany from 18th -20th January 2018. The theme of this year’s event is “Shaping the future of livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently”.
Indian delegation to the event is led by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
The event was organised by Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMEL) in cooperation with GFFA Berlin e.V., Senate of Berlin and Messe Berlin GmbH. It also included 10th Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Conference. The discussions during the conference focussed on sustainable and productive animal production among other issues.
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)
The GFFA is international conference that focuses on central questions concerning future of global agri-food industry. It is world’s largest conference of agriculture ministers. It is held during International Green Week (IGW).
It provides common platform to representatives from worlds of politics, business, science and civil society opportunity to share ideas and enhance understanding on selected topic of current agricultural policy.