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June Food Summit
3-5 June 2008, Rome, Italy

Final declaration of the summit

Summit coverage

Live webcast of speeches: http://www.fao.org/Webcast/
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Audio news & interviews:

Daily coverage from Earth Negotiations Bulletin:

FAO coverage & press releases:
Conference news
06/06/2008Food Summit calls for more investment in agriculture
05/06/2008Renewed financial effort in fight on hunger
04/06/2008Boosting Food Production in Africa’s "Breadbasket Areas"
03/06/2008The world only needs 30 billion dollars a year to eradicate the scourge of hunger
28/05/2008High food prices - supporting the poor and re-launching agriculture
22/05/2008Food prices remain high despite higher output
12/05/2008Strong signs of record rice production
29/04/2008Diouf: world must seize chance to boost agriculture
18/04/2008A major boost to preparations for the FAO Summit on food security
11/04/2008Poorest countries’ cereal bill continues to soar, governments try to limit impact
09/04/2008Urgent measures required to reduce impact of high food prices on the poor
02/04/2008FAO expects rice production to rise by 1.8 percent in 2008
Past coverage
10/03/08Climate change a further challenge for gender equity
03/03/08Agriculture in the Near East likely to suffer from climate change
18/02/08African forestry sector critical to climate change debate
12/12/07Rome UN Agencies urge immediate climate action to avert hunger
11/12/07Climate change causing species disappearance in mountain areas
07/12/07Climate change: focussing on how the vulnerable can cope
10/09/07Living with climate change
07/08/07Climate change likely to increase risk of hunger


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Action is needed to boost agricultural production in developing countries.


Speeches delivered at the Summit (text & audio)

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Report: Soaring food prices

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