The Committee on World Food Security Opens 40th Session
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7 October 2013, Rome - The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) opened its 40th session at FAO. Today’s event sets the stage for a week full of plenary discussions with high level representatives and a number of side events held by international stakeholders. In a rare convergence of experts - NGOs, Ministers, and delegates continue to arrive from around the globe to participate in both official and unofficial events related to CFS.

José Graziano da Silva, Director General of FAO
7min. 17sec.

Kanayo Nwanze, President of IFAD
8min. 29sec.

Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of WFP
12min. 13sec.

David Nabarro, representing the office of the UN Secretary General
5min. 37sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Food prices, Food production & stocks, Food Security, Hunger & food insecurity, Rural or agricultural development
Produced by: Sandra Ferrari
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