Sustainable agriculture is fundamental to food security, need to bring seed diversity back, says India at a high-level UN session

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Emphasising the importance of seed diversity, India at a high-level UN session said sustainable agriculture is fundamental to food security. Underlining the role of women, India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN said women across the world have been and continue to be caregivers, nutrition providers and the primary seed-keepers.

Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu also highlighted the necessity of the right to safe and nutritious food and the role of fruit and vegetable consumption in ensuring food security and lowering malnutrition.

Notably, India joined Chile and FAO in order to co-host this high-level political forum side-event.