G20 Niigata Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting

May 11-12, 2019

G20 Niigata Agriculture Ministers' Meeting will take place at Toki Messe in Niigata

The G20 Summit is an international forum which is convened annually. The participants are heads of state and government from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union (EU), France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Republic of South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States of America. In addition, leaders of invited guest countries and representatives of invited guest international organizations participate in the summit along with leaders from the G20 countries.

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Outline

Date:
May 11 to 12, 2019
Venue:
Toki Messe Niigata Convention Center, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture
Participating countries/
organizations:
  1. (1) G20 members
    Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union (EU), France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Republic of South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States of America
  2. (2) Invited guest countries
    Chile, Netherlands, Senegal, Singapore, Spain, and Thailand
  3. (3) Invited guest international organizations
    ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia), FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development), IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), World Bank, WFP (United Nations World Food Programme), and WTO (World Trade Organization)

34 countries and organizations

Themes and points of discussion

Main theme
“Toward Sustainable Agro-Food Sector – Emerging Issues and Good Practices”
Major issues to be discussed are:
  1. (1) Fostering innovative human resources and new technologies
  2. (2) Focusing on Food Value Chain, facilitating farmers and other FVCs stakeholders' benefit
  3. (3) Pursuing possible contribution to achieve SDGs

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