Agri Minister to participate in FAO Rome meet
Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will represent India at the 39th session of FAO, which will commence today.
The conference is being held at Rome in Italy and it will conclude on June 9. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a United Nations body, has 194 member nations at present. The conference’s main function is to determine the policy and approve the budget of the organisation and to exercise other powers. It will also make recommendations to member nations and associate members regarding review of issues pertaining to food and agriculture, Agriculture Ministry said.