Baghmara celebrates World Food Day 2020

Shillong, Oct 16: Baghmara today celebrated World Food Day 2020 and Food and Agriculture Organisation’s 75th Anniversary at South Garo Hills District Agriculture Office Premises on the Theme, “Grow, Nourish, Sustain.

SGH District Agriculture Officer P. Mawa said that it was important to recognize the need to support our farmers and workers throughout the food system for their contribution even amidst disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“It is more important than ever to recognize the need to support our food heroes – farmers and workers throughout the food system – who are making sure that food makes its way from farm to fork even amid disruptions as unprecedented as the current COVID19 crisis,” he said.

At the event, rabi season seeds were also distributed to the farmers’ by the District Agriculture Office.