BRICS countries well placed for a leadership role in helping eradicate global hunger and poverty by 2030

Forest Breeding and Seed Center Leshoz Saba, Russia. (Photo via FAO)

With the clock ticking toward the 2030 deadline for meeting the international goals to eradicate hunger and poverty, Ministries of Agriculture in five of the world’s most important emerging economies are well positioned to take a leading role in helping to achieve these objectives, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization said today.