Regional Conference for Africa

Regional Conference for Africa

24-28 March 2014 Tunis, Tunisia

FAO in collaboration with the Government of Tunisia will convene the 28th Session of the Regional Conference for Africa in Tunis from 24 to 28 March 2014. The Conference will bring together ministers of agriculture and senior government officials from FAO Member countries in the Region as well as members of the Civil Society and partners.

Delegates will discuss issues relating to the current state and perspectives of food and agriculture in Africa. These will include:

  • The African youth in the food sector and rural development
  • The State of food and agriculture in the region and implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) with a special focus on small farmers and family farming.
  • The follow-up to the High-level Meeting of African and international leaders "Towards African Renaissance: Renewed Partnership for Unified Approach to End Hunger in Africa by 2025 under the CAADP Framework”.

Provisional Agenda [PDF]

Information Note [PDF]

Twitter hashtag: #ARC28


Media accreditation

The Conference is open to the media. Selected sessions will be webcast on the web site of the 28th ARC Conference.

A press conference will be held Friday, March 28 2014. Further information will be provided later.

Accreditation of journalists can be processed through [email protected] with copy to [email protected].

A Press Desk will be open at the Conference venue during the whole week. A valid press card is required. Journalists should collect their accreditation/conference badges in person.

Media Registration Form