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Third meeting of the United Nations Agriculture and Food Security Theme Group was held in Beijing

17.07.2017

Third meeting of the United Nations Agriculture and Food Security Theme Group was held in Beijing

The third meeting of the United Nations (UN) Agriculture and Food Security Theme Group was held in Beijing on 17 July 2017. The meeting focused on the importance of agro-product geographical indication. It also discussed the collaboration among Rome-Based Food Agencies (RBAs) in China.

During the meeting, Ms. Gao Fang from the Ministry of Agriculture introduced Geographic Indications (GI) and the role it plays in increasing the Quality and Safety of Agro-products.

Promoting agro-product geographical indications contributes to accelerating modern agricultural development while preserving local knowledge and tradition.

The RBAs share a common vision of promoting World Food Security, eradicating hunger and rural poverty, and promoting sustainable rural and agricultural development.

Read more: http://www.fao.org/china/news/detail-events/en/c/1025214/