Proposed new partnership will build on successes, political commitment
Graziano da Silva with (from left) Amadou Allahoury Diallo (Niger), Jeffrey Luhanga (Malawi) and Rigobert Maboundou (Chair of FAO Regional Conference for Africa).
22 April 2013, Rome – Ministers and senior delegates from five African Nations met today with FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva ahead of a High-Level meeting of African and international leaders in Addis Ababa next June set to create a renewed partnership for intensifying efforts to end hunger in Africa.
“There is an enormous window of opportunity,” for eradicating hunger in the continent, Graziano da Silva told a side-event organized during a week-long Session of FAO’s governing Council here. The key lies in capitalizing on the successes of the many African countries who have already found solutions for food insecurity and malnutrition.
“By building on these experiences we can eradicate food insecurity and malnutrition in Africa. Together…
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