The African Development Bank (AfDB) has taken a giant step toward improved food nutrition and security with plans to develop a US$300million facility that will leverage about US$3billion from banks and microfinance institutions across the continent to empower women and women-owned enterprises toward to improving access to nutritious diets.
This speech was delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the High-Level Round Table on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, 3rd Annual Meeting of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, held in Accra, Ghana, 19th November 2015.
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AfDB President Adesina says malnutrition can be eliminated by changing the agricultural and food systems.
A senior-level workshop was the second element of two linked events to assess how policy makers in Ghana and the region could improve people’s diets by engaging better across agriculture and food systems.
A High-Level Roundtable was the first of a two-part programme to assess future developments and policy action to address malnutrition in the context of agriculture and food systems in Ghana and the region.
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The third meeting by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, attended by Mr Bukar Tijani, Assistant Director General and Regional Representative of (FAO), has begun
The Panel reconvened on the second day of their annual meeting in Accra, Ghana.
The Opening Ceremony has been an eventful conclusion to day one of the Panel meeting in Accra. Below is a summary of President Kufour, Kofi Annan and Sir John Beddington’s inspiring contributions.