G-20 meeting held on 12th September 2020

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About the G-20 Meeting:

G-20 Agriculture and Water Ministers were held on the date of 12th September 2020. This meeting was attended Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare Parshottam Rupala. Jal Shakti Minister assured objectives, goals, and targets set by G-20. India started ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ to provide household tap connections to 190 million rural homes.

This forum started to sustain the gains of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’. The main focus on solid and liquid waste management and greywater treatment and reuse.

Technology is important in the COVID 19 situation. India’s IT expertise which it shares with the whole world.

Indian government to ensure food security. India works together in collaboration to enhance productivity, sustainable use of natural resources, development of the agriculture value chain. Also promotion of trade for the benefit of people.

G-20 members work in tandem and come up with an action plan for trans-boundary pests and diseases to safeguard agricultural crops. He also appealed to G-20 member countries to share knowledge and best practices to reduce the ill-effects of climate change that could affect agriculture and livelihoods of farmers.

Reference Used: Air News

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