FAO Council approves India’s proposal to observe International Year of Millets in 2023

  • The UN Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO) Council has approved India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023. 
  • This decision was taken at the 160th session of FAO Council, currently underway in Rome.
  • The Council has also approved India’s membership to the Executive Board of the World Food Program (WFP) for 2020 and 2021.