The Prime Minister of Japan, Suka YoshihideHis country has pledged to “build sustainable systems” to tackle global food insecurity.
Suu Kyi made the remarks while sending a video message to the “United Nations Summit on Food Organizations” held at the 76th United Nations General Assembly.
Suka said the outbreak of the new type of corona virus and the increasing natural disasters have triggered an increase in global food insecurity and drew attention to the “hunger problem”.
“As we share our concerns about the global food situation, including the eradication of hunger, it is important that we address food production and distribution systematically,” he said.
Noting that the criterion for achieving product sustainability is “increasing the use of innovation and digitization”, Suka said, “Japan will encourage the development of sustainable diets to reduce environmental problems, including decarbonization, in the fields of agriculture, forestry and fisheries.”
Suka said his country would also lead to the development of free and fair trade in the food sector.