Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)

Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)
  • Name of the event: 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 
  • Held in-Berlin (Capital of Germany) 
  • Theme of the event- "Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently” 

What is Global Forum for Food and Agriculture?

  • The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture or GFFA is an annual international conference that mainly focuses on central questions concerning the future of the worldwide agri-food industry. 
  • The GFFA is organised by the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMEL) in cooperation with GFFA Berlin e.V., the Senate of Berlin and Messe Berlin GmbH. 
  • Every year it is held during International Green Week (IGW). 
  • Global Forum for Food and Agriculture is regarded as World’s largest conference of agricultural ministers. 

Member of Global Forum for Food and Agriculture?

  • 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. 

Recent GFFA

  • 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture will be held in Berlin from 18th to 20th January 2018. 
  • The 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is based on the theme 
  • "Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently” 
  • The discussions in this event are mainly on sustainable and productive animal production among other issues. 

The main events in 10th GFFA are

Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Conference hosted by the BMEL,

  • The Berlin Agriculture Ministers Conference is the political highlight of the GFFA. It is the largest meeting of agriculture ministers throughout the world and it has established itself as an important international key event at the beginning of each year. 

International Business Panel Discussion hosted by GFFA Berlin e.V.


India & 10th GFFA

  • Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is leading the Indian delegation to 10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture. 

Questions:

1. Which of the following city host 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture?
a. Paris
b. New Delhi
c. New York
d. Berlin

2. What is the theme of 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture?
a. Earth and Sustainable development
b. Seed and agriculture
c. Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently”
d. Shaping the Future of food grains – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently”

3. Who among the following represents India in 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture?
a. Radha Mohan Singh
b. Niramala sitaraman
c. Narendra Modi
d. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat



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