Jaishankar cites the three Cs (Covid, Conflict, and Climate) as obstacles to food security.

Jaishankar said that food security should be given more attention in international relations . India is the worlds largest millet producer, where almost 20% of the worlds production comes from the region .

New Delhi (India), November 24: At a luncheon held jointly by the department of agriculture and farmers welfare and the ministry of external affairs in Delhi on Thursday, Jaishankar said, I see three challenges to food security: Climate, Conflict, and Conflict.Millets have an increasing importance in the world today, according to Jaishankar, with respect to Covid, climate change, and conflicts.To reduce the risk of the global economy, Jaishankar highlighted that they are essential for food security as well as international cooperation.COVID, he said, was a moment when the world was reminded of what a pandemic could do to food security.

In his address, Jaishankar said that food security should be given more attention in international relations, since India is the world's largest millet producer, where almost 20% of the world's production comes from the region.The natural urge to secure their own food and to try to discover how they can get food from others is prevalent.We were particularly keen to convert the Indian year of millets to the International year of millets, the minister said.Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, who was present at the event, said that the International Year of Millets (IYOM) 2023 would provide an opportunity for boosting global production, efficient processing, and a better use of crop rotation, as well as promoting millets as a key component of the food basket.

According to the ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare, the International Year of Millets would raise awareness of the contribution of millets to Food Security and Nutrition, motivate participants to maintain and improve millets' quality, and attract attention to increase investment in research and development programs.The most important producer of millet is made by India, Niger, Sudan, and Nigeria.At the gathering, Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi, Secretary for Economic Relations Dammu Ravi, and Secretary of Ministry of External Affairs Sanjay Verma, along with about 100 High Commissioners from Delhi and senior officials.

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