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CM Naveen Shares Odisha’s Achievements On Food Security At WFP Headquarters

Rome: 24/6/22:Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took the stage at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) headquarters in Rome to share the transformational progress by the state on strengthening livelihoods and food security with a specific focus on marginalized communities and women.

The Chief Minister is currently in Rome at the invitation of the WFP to visit its HQ and share the State’s transformational initiatives.

He delivered an address in the presence of WFP Executive Director David Beasley and the leadership team of WFP. He also held interactions on existing partnerships and programs that the Government of Odisha and WFP in India are collaborating on, to deliver the common agenda of Zero Hunger.


“ Over the last two decades, Odisha has been through a transformational journey in the field of food production, food security, livelihoods, disaster management, and so on. By attaining food sufficiency, initiating large-scale development programs designed around creating climate-resilient livelihoods and nutrition, and focussing on partnerships, the state is moving consistently towards Sustainable Development Goals and inclusive development,” Chief Minister said.


“It would be our pleasure to share our experience across the world through WFP and its partner agencies,” he added.Secretary to CM ( 5T) V K Pandian, Principal Secretary Food and civil Supplies V V Yadav, Resident Commissioner Ravikanth were present during the deliberations.

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