Posted by: APO | 26 September 2011

MEDIA ALERT: Investing in agriculture is the best way to prevent famines in Africa / IFAD President to held Virtual Press Conference on 29 September, 2011 at 1 p.m. GMT


MEDIA ALERT: Investing in agriculture is the best way to prevent famines in Africa / IFAD President to held Virtual Press Conference on 29 September, 2011 at 1 p.m. GMT

ROME, Italy, September 26, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFAD President to African leaders: “Act now: investing in agriculture is the best way to prevent famines”.

African leaders can prevent additional famines with the right policies and sustained investment in food security.

Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (www.ifad.org), will host a virtual press conference from his office at IFAD’s Rome headquarters to discuss why he believes African can ensure its own food security, focussing particularly on West Africa.

What:     Virtual Press Conference with Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development

When:     29 September, 2011 at 1 p.m. GMT (3 p.m. Rome Time) – (Time Converter)

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