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World Food Day, 16 October 2016

Press conference

Democratic Republic of the Congo - 12/10/2016

The celebration of World Food Day in the Democratic Republic of Congo was opened with a press conference at MONUSCO with the presence of the Representative of the World Food Program and Alexis Bonte, FAO Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The press conference highlighted the country’s important role in the fight against climate change considering that it houses the second largest forest in the world and has the potential to feed 2 billion people.