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FAO Urges G20 to Support Farmers, Protect the Vulnerable and Invest in Innovation
Posted by: Prof. Dr. M. Raupp (IP Logged)
Date: December 04, 2020 04:51PM

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Director-General, QU Dongyu, called on G20 members to address the
impacts ofCOVD-19on agri-food systems by boosting farmersproductivity,
scaling up social protection mechanisms, and investing in digital

"It is essential for the G20 to keep working on preventing this health
crisis from becoming a global food crisis," said Dongyu. "The G20 is a
highly important impetus and emergency response on global policy,
coordination and leadership to develop an inclusive, resilient and
sustainable world by leading responsible investment, enabling policies,
innovation and capacity building," he added.

FAO is ready to continue to support the collective actions of G20
especially through the Agricultural Market Information System,
Hand-in-Hand Initiative, COVID-19 Response Recovery Programme, and the
Food Coalition.

FAO - News Article: FAO urges G20 to support farmers, protect the
vulnerable and invest in innovation

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