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10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture begins in Berlin

The 10th edition of Global Forum for Food & Agriculture was held in Berlin, Germany from 18th -20th January 2018.

10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture begins in Berlin
  • Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is leading the Indian delegation to 10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture.
  • The theme of this year’s event is “Shaping the future of livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently”.
  • It also included 10th Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Conference.
  • The discussions during the conference focussed on sustainable and productive animal production among other issues.
  • Bilateral meetings with counterparts of Germany, Uzbekistan and Argentina are proposed on the sideline of GFFA to discuss issues to further enhance cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors.
  • The main events at the GFFA 2018 are the Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Conference hosted by the BMEL, and the International Business Panel Discussion hosted by GFFA Berlin e.V.
  • The GFFA will include a Cooperation Market where associations, companies, universities and the BMEL will showcase their activities in the agri-food sector. This provides all the GFFA participants with an opportunity to conduct bilateral talks in a more relaxed atmosphere.

About Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)

  • The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference held during International Green Week (IGW) that focuses on central questions concerning the future of the global agri-food industry.
  • The forum gives representatives from the worlds of politics, business, science and civil society an opportunity to share ideas and enhance understanding on a selected topic of current agricultural policy.
  • The GFFA is jointly organised by the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMEL) and GFFA Berlin e.V., the Senate of Berlin and Messe Berlin GmbH.
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