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 - Update on response by the two agencies and challenges faced. Joint WFP and FAO presentation by Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergencies, FAO and Arif Husain, Chief Economist, WFP.
 - Update on the current food situation in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen by Luca Russo, FAO Senior Food Crises Analyst.
 - Opening statement by Daniel Gustafson, Deputy Director‐General, Programmes, FAO.