BRICS Agriculture Ministers Meet

Agricultural Ministers from the BRICS bloc of developing countries--Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa--met this week in Chengdu, China to discuss their commitment to food security and climate change.

The goal of the three-day gathering was to track progress on commitments made in the joint Moscow Declaration, an agreement to battle hunger in the bloc.

The following press releases and articles provide more details about the event:

Xinhau (China): Chinese vice premier urges more agricultural cooperation among BRICS; BASIC countries meet to discuss climate change

South Africa Government Information: Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson attends the Second Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development

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