The G20 Agriculture Ministers met in Xi'an, China, on June 3rd, 2016, to discuss how G20 members can promote food security, nutrition, sustainable agricultural growth, and rural development worldwide. G20 members also discussed how they can contribute towards building an innovative, invigorated, interconnected and inclusive world economy to fully achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This includes eradicating hunger and extreme poverty.

Along with many clauses, the G20 Agriculture Ministers wrote;

"We commit to continue to cooperate with international organizations and support their activities, such as those related to the International Year of Pulses 2016, which was declared by the UN and launched by FAO in November 2015, for the purpose of raising awareness about diet diversification and soil protection. We are committed to promoting the reduction of food loss and waste and supporting the G20 Technical Platform of Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste established in 2015."


Read the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting Communiqué here