National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Chairman, Dilip Rath has been unanimously elected to the board of global dairy body International Dairy Federation (IDF). He has been associated with IDF for the last 10 years as Member Secretary of Indian National Committee and as a member of the Standing Committee on Dairy Policy and Economics.
Rath has played a key role in signing the Dairy Declaration at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Rotterdam in October 2016 between IDF and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). India ranks first among the world’s milk-producing nations and has the largest bovine population in the world.
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About International Dairy Federation:
IDF is an international non-governmental, non-profit association having members from national committees constituted by dairy organisations in each country.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- International Dairy Federation Established: 1903.
- International Dairy Federation President: Piercristiano Brazzale.
- International Dairy Federation Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium.