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UNGA unanimously adopts India-sponsored resolution declaring 2023 as International Year of Millets

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 2023 the "International Year of Millets." It was announced that this year’s resolution was proposed by India. The resolution was passed by consensus and was supported by more than 70 of the 193 countries.
  • Tirumurti, the Permanent Ambassador of India to the United States, shared the news. He emphasized that this is a big step that will promote the ecological and nutritional benefits of millet worldwide.
  • Xiaomi will now be promoted as a key component of the food basket and effective policy changes. The ambassador also expressed his gratitude to all the co-sponsors of the Indian resolution, especially countries other than the UN member states, such as Bangladesh, Senegal, Nepal, Russia and Nigeria.
  • A resolution initiated by India declared 2023 the International Year of Millet. With the passage of this event, this day now invites the United Nations, United Nations member states and other world organizations to commemorate this year through several activities, with the purpose of raising people’s awareness of the health and other nutritional aspects of using millet and arousing people’s awareness Policy concerns. These activities should also highlight that millet is suitable for cultivation even in unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Indian resolution: India proposed a resolution to commemorate the Year of Millet, considering that it is necessary to promote a diverse, balanced, diverse and healthy diet by increasing the consumption and sustainable production of millet. Also recognize the diversity and adaptability of Xiaomi.
  • The United Nations General Assembly announced the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025 in April 2016. The declaration recognizes the need to eradicate hunger and prevent all forms of malnutrition in the world.
  • The announcement provides a comprehensive platform for a wide range of groups dedicated to solving nutritional problems. In the context of this resolution, India proposed a resolution on the "International Year of Millet" to promote a sustainable food system.
Published date : 05 Mar 2021 04:53PM

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