The African Union Commission (AUC), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Bank will convene a high-level meeting on food security in Africa. Hosted by the Government of Rwanda, the event will bring together Heads of State, ministers of agriculture and finance, heads of international institutions and UN regional economic commissions, Nobel laureates and eminent scientists to catalyze actions and financing to help address Africa’s worsening food security crisis under climate change.
The Dialogue is fully in line with the African Union’s Agenda 2063, and is intended to support the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) and leverage existing platforms.
dates: 5-6 August 2019
location: Kigali, Rwanda