New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will participate in the meeting of the BRICS’ agriculture ministers to be held on March 11-13 in Brazil.

The 4th meeting of the ‘BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development’ will be held in Brasilia in Brazil, said a statement issued by the Agriculture Ministry.

The meeting will focus on opportunities and challenges faced by five major emerging economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) in the area of agriculture and food security.

The Action Plan on agriculture cooperation, adopted in 2011, for implementation during the 2012-16 period, will also be discussed with emphasis on priority areas such as exchange of information, food security, climate change, innovation and agricultural technology, trade and investments.

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