India is Gearing up to Host World Dairy Summit in 2022
India and China is going to host the forthcoming IDF World Dairy Summits in their capitals respectively in 2022 and 2023. Moreover, India is currently working vehemently on developing a smart backyard dairying model near Delhi to exhibit in the World Dairy Summit in 2022.
The annual flagship Summit of the International Dairy Federation or IDF is a platform for dairy stakeholders that include farmers, researchers, processors & marketers, to exchange knowledge as well as ideas on better dairying practices.
After long 40 years, India is going to host this global dairy summit. Modi government has recently involved the National Dairy Development Board or NDDB - the apex dairy development body in India, besides private players, cooperatives & Indian Dairy Association (IDA) as its stakeholders. In addition, an organizing committee has been created with all the stakeholders as part of it
Chairman of NDDB, Dilip Rath said, “We are working to establish a village to display our smart dairying practices. It is not only to showcase, but also to develop a sustainable dairy model for the future. For this a model village will be set up near Delhi in Haryana. India has been regularly taking part in the annual summit in other countries. In 2022, we will be the host country”.
As per reports, the event was held in Turkey in 2019. The next summit is scheduled in September-October 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa. After that Purto Rico will host the event in 2021, followed by India in the year 2022 & China in 2023.