Radha Mohan Singh's address at G20 Agri Ministers Meeting

G-20 Agriculture Ministers meeting was held on January 22, 2017 at Berlin, Germany which focused on the theme of Agriculture & Water - Digitalization in the Agriculture Sector.  

While addressing in the meet, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister said that India will continue to extend its support in early implementation of past commitments made at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meetings particularly on Research and Development, collaboration and knowledge transfer, action to combat food loss and waste and information and communication technologies(ICT). 

The Minister also supported the proposal of strengthening of AMIS and underscores the importance of assessment of stocks and suggests sharing of best practices in this regard. He added that in India, ICT has proved to be an effective and powerful medium to disseminate information on agronomic practices, prices, fertilizer and pesticide use and weather and pest related advisories. Many new initiatives have been taken in order to develop an integrated approach for communication process in the agricultural sector such as launch of agricultural web portals, mobile apps and a dedicated broadcasting channel.

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