Media briefing on Lake Chad Basin Crisis
©FAO/Alessia Pierdomenico
11 April 2017, Rome--- The crisis afflicting the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin is rooted in decades of neglect, lack of rural development and the impact of climate change, and the only way to ensure a lasting solution is to address these including through investments in sustainable agriculture, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, said today.

Audio recording of the FAO Director-General Press Conference on Lake Chad Basin Crisis.
6min. 30sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Director-General, Emergencies/Crises, Food production & stocks, Food Security, Hunger & food insecurity, Nutrition, Press conference, Rural or agricultural development
Produced by: FAO
Reference: 12093