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Kofi Annan sent a solidarity message on the occasion of the third annual meeting of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition in Accra
AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina in Accra to Share Perspectives On Agriculture, Nutrition and African Cities
President A. Adesina attends the Third Global Panel Annual Meeting in Accra, Ghana.
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.
Bernice Bessey from AllAfrica writes about the launch of the Panel’s “Healthy Meals in Schools” policy brief.
AfDB President Adesina says malnutrition can be eliminated by changing the agricultural 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.
AllAfrica reports on AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina who is in Accra to share his perspectives on agriculture, nutrition and African cities
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