A response to the World Food Crisis: Small Holder Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development in Africa
October 5, 2008 |
The high-level meeting on Africa's development needs will took place at United Nations headquarters in New York on 22 September 2008. The theme of the meeting was: "Africa's development needs: state of implementation of various commitments, challenges and the way forward."
A side event "A response to the World Food Crisis: Small Holder Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development in Africa" took place on 22 September. See Secretary General's remarks here.
See "Smallholder Farmers Hold Solutions to Global Food Crisis" Press Release from UN non-Governmental Liaison Office http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/2008highlevel/pdf/MEDIA%20ADVISORY_smallholder%20farmers.pdf
See Side Event Draft Concept Note "A RESPONSE TO THE WORLD FOOD CRISIS: SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURE, FOOD SECURITY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA" available for download at http://www.un.org/ga/president/62/ThematicDebates/adn/AResponsetotheWorldFoodCrisis