UNITED NATIONS, OCT 10: Sikkim's achievement in becoming the world's first totally organic agriculture State has gotten it a place on the shortlist of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Future Policy Award.
The FAO said that the award "will celebrate policies that create enabling environments that advance" a transition to sustainable food and agriculture systems that are crucial to achieving sustainable development and climate resilience.
The 2018 award is co-organised by the FAO, the World Future Council (WFC) and IFOAM-Organics International. The winner will be announced on Friday. - IANS